De Bruyne Out For Six Weeks With Hamstring Injury


Kevin De Bruyne has been ruled out of action for four to six weeks with a hamstring injury, Pep Guardiola has revealed.

The Belgian star will be sidelined for a vital part of the season, missing crucial clashes against Liverpool and Tottenham.

The 28-year-old has been in superb form this season, netting three goals and adding ten assists in 17 Premier League matches.

He suffered the injury during the midweek clash with Aston Villa.

He was forced off an hour into the 2-0 victory for his side.

De Bruyne will miss the huge trip to champions Liverpool at Anfield on February 7, as well as the visit of Tottenham six days later.

He is also likely to be absent for the game at Arsenal on February 21.

“It’s a big blow, isn’t it? It is but we have to move forward,” said Guardiola, ahead of Saturday’s trip to Cheltenham in the FA Cup.

“I’m not saying anything that anyone doesn’t know, it is unfortunate for him and…

Source: Complete Sports