De Bruyne confronting long spell on sidelines with muscle injury

Guardiola has educated that Kevin De Bruyne could stay missing for Manchester City for as long as about a month and a half because of a hamstring issue.

De Bruyne had to leave the Premier League meeting with Aston Villa on Wednesday in the wake of getting a knock, however City went on to win the game 2-0.

The Belgium star has endured a substantial hit to his hamstring and could miss nine games.

He will pass on the FA Cup fourth round match against League Two side Cheltenham Town on Saturday.

De Bruyne is likewise expected to miss Man City’s matches against Liverpool, Tottenham, and Arsenal and the Champions League Round of 16 first leg against Borussia Monchengladbach.

“Kevin, like the doctor said today after reviewing the scan, will be four to six weeks out,”

Pep Guardiola told, via Goal.

“It’s a big blow, isn’t it? It is, but we have to move forward.

“I’m not saying anything that anyone doesn’t know, it is unfortunate for him and for us and we have to find a solution because everyone in their own life is struggling in the situation we are living and we have to adapt.”