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Kevin De Bruyne Upbeat As He Bids To Put Injuries Behind Him

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The return of Kevin De Bruyne to action for Manchester City is a major boost for Pep Guardiola as his team brace for a punishing programme over the festive period. The Belgium international, who has been limited to just 96 minutes of league football so far this season, started the midweek League Cup quarter-final against Leicester, which City won on …

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Guardiola: Aguero & De Bruyne Close To Return

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Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne are both on the verge of a return to action for Manchester City as a busy December programme gathers pace, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday. Aguero, City’s leading scorer, has missed their past four matches with a groin problem but has been able to train without discomfort and could face Everton at the …

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Manchester City Can Survive Without De Bruyne – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City can survive without Kevin De Bruyne after the inspirational Belgian playmaker was ruled out for up to six weeks due to a knee injury. De Bruyne sustained ligament damage to his left knee in the closing stages of City’s League Cup victory over Fulham at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday. It was just the second …

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De Bruyne Poised To Make Early Man City Return

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Kevin de Bruyne is in contention to make his return from injury when Manchester City host Burnley on Saturday, City boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed. The Belgian has made just one substitute appearance this season after suffering a knee injury in training on August 15. City initially feared that De Bruyne would be out of action until late November, but …

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Pep: World Cup Fatigue Could Have Caused De Bruyne Injury

Pep Guardiola has suggested post-World Cup fatigue could have been a factor in the knee injury that has ruled out Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne for around three months. De Bruyne only returned to training at City last week, having had a break after helping Belgium finish third in Russia in July. He played for the final 30 minutes …

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Breaking: Kevin De Bruyne Injures Knee In Training

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has reportedly suffered a serious knee injury in training. City’s Premier League account was opened last weekend with a strong 2-0 victory over Unai Emery’s Arsenal but if reports made by Sky Sports are to be believed, their solid start may well have led into a crushing blow. Kevin De Bruyne hurt his right knee in …

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Alisson, Neymar And The Most Expensive XI In Football History

Liverpool broke the bank last week to make Brazilian international Alisson Becker the most expensive goalkeeper of all time. The former Roma man made the switch to Anfield in a deal that could be worth up to £65m, surpassing the record that Gianluigi Buffon had held for 17 years. Indeed, the deal also represents the second position for which Liverpool …

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De Bruyne Switch Proved Decisive In Belgium’s Stunning Victory Over Brazil

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JULY 6, 2018: Belgium's Kevin de Bruyne celebrates his team's victory in a Knockout Stage quarterfinal football match between Brazil and Belgium at Kazan Arena at FIFA World Cup Russia 2018; Belgium won 2-1. Sergei Savostyanov/TASS (Photo by Sergei SavostyanovTASS via Getty Images)

A tactical change proved decisive as Kevin De Bruyne hit the winner that sent five-time champions Brazil sensationally crashing out on Wednesday and kept underdogs Belgium’s World Cup hopes alive. As Brazil became the last South American country to exit the tournament before the semi-finals, Roberto Martinez’s Belgium ended a 32-year wait to reach the final four. The Red Devils …

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Brilliant Belgium Stun Favourites Brazil To Reach World Cup Semi-Final

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JULY 06:Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium celebrates after he scores his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Winner Game 53 and Winner Game 54 at Kazan Arena on July 6, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Belgium turned in a powerful performance in Kazan on Friday night to dump favourites Brazil out of the World Cup. Following France’s defeat of Uruguay in Friday’s earlier quarter-final clash, Belgium made it a European double by seeing off the challenge of the Selecao with a 2-1 victory. A frantic opening suggested that an early goal was likely – and so …

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Five Things We Learned From Belgium’s Routine Victory Over Panama

SOCHI, RUSSIA - JUNE 18: Romelu Lukaku of Belgium celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Belgium and Panama at Fisht Stadium on June 18, 2018 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Belgium opened their 2018 World Cup campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Panama in Sochi on Monday afternoon. Roberto Martinez’s side laboured a bit in the first half as they struggled to break down a determined Panamanian rearguard – indeed, it looked as though a change of personnel would be needed in the second half for there to be …

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