Pep Guardiola reveals Kevin De Bruyne will be out for “three or four MONTHS” with a recurring hamstring injury as the Man City manager admits his participation will be decided if the Belgian star has to undergo a surgical procedure.

Kevin De Bruyne is about to miss the the rest of the yr after being suggested to undergo a surgical process due to a recurring hamstring pressure. The data has additional implications for Manchester City’s switch enterprise.

City are in the market for a model new central midfielder and are on the verge of constructing a transfer for West Ham United’s Lucas Paquette.

Guardiola, who might be with out Ruben Diaz and Bernardo Silva in Wednesday’s Super Cup ultimate in opposition to Sevilla, fears his talisman will want surgical procedure.

“In the coming days we will decide whether to operate or not, but it will take a few months,” Guardiola mentioned. “It will take one other three or four months.

Kevin’s injury is a nice loss, he has particular qualities. You can lose one or two video games, however for a very long time it is rather troublesome for us. But we should look forward.

Kevin De Bruyne had to go away Man City’s match in opposition to Burnley after an injury

The Belgium worldwide lasted simply 23 minutes after City’s recreation at Turf Moor on Friday

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‘We have alternate options with totally different expertise, totally different skills. It’s one other likelihood, life provides you that. I’m fairly certain they will settle for it.

Guardiola has provided to deliver Phil Foden extra centrally, though City are but to signal new Rennes right-back Jeremy Dok.

De Bruyne’s absence additionally prompts intrigue over academy midfielder James Macketty’s speedy future with the Treble winners.

Paqueta, who was a goal earlier than De Bruyne’s failure, is anticipated to price up to £80m, and City are additionally preventing to maintain maintain of No.2 goalkeeper Stefano Ortega.

Ortega is needed by Bayern Munich and Guardiola revealed it will be troublesome to discover new cowl for Ederson at the finish of this era.

“It would be a problem to lose him, firstly because of the quality,” Guardiola added. When we launched him right here, as a outcome (goalkeeping coach), Xabi Mansisidore despatched me clips saying he’s the goalkeeper we would like.

“He carried out for the group relegated from the Bundesliga and from the first day I mentioned ‘what a goalkeeper now we have.’ You know what number of saves he makes in the most vital video video games.

“We don’t desire to lose him. We need to, however as a result of in lots of circumstances it is based mostly on three parts. If we lose Stefan from the market for two weeks, we’ll have to get a defender and that is not straightforward now. It should not be straightforward. We want him is required.

Pep Guardiola (pictured) confirmed that De Bruyne is probably going to want surgical procedure as a outcome.


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