De Bruyne out of Champions League clash against Dinamo Zagreb
Injury

De Bruyne out of Champions League clash against Dinamo Zagreb

Manchester City have been handed a major injury blow ahead of Champions League clash against Dinamo Zagreb as winger Kevin De Bruyne has groin problem. 

De Bruyne was forced off with an injury in the dying minutes during City's 3-1 win against Everton over the weekend. The 28-year-old was not spotted with the rest of the teammates as they prepared for Tuesday. As reported by The Athletic’s Sam Lee, De Bruyne has a groin problem and will undergo tests to determine the full extent and likely to lay-off period. 

"Kevin De Bruyne suffered a groin injury in the win over Everton and will miss tonight's game against Dinamo Zagreb," a statement from the club read. 

"The extent of his layoff depends on how well he responds to the rehabilitation programme overseen by the club's medical staff."

"Everyone at City wishes Kevin a speedy recovery and we all look forward to seeing him back in blue soon."

The Belgian has so far provided eight assists in the Premier League this season and now joins Leroy Sané, Aymeric Laporte and John Stones in the treatment room.

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