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Good for Liverpool: Man City’s Kevin De Bruyne injury update

Liverpool 1st, Man City 2nd

Manchester City closed the gap on Liverpool to four points on Thursday night at the Etihad Stadium.

The Sky Blues beat the Reds 2-1 in the Premier League.

Kevin De Bruyne was named on City’s subs bench for the Liverpool match.

The Belgian is returning from another injury suffered in the 1-0 defeat to Leicester.

Kevin De Bruyne injury update

The Mirror on Sunday have an update on Kevin De Bruyne, and it’s worrying for the Sky Blues.

It’s reported that the Man City medics are monitoring Kevin De Bruyne on a day-to-day basis and are taking no chances with his fitness.

De Bruyne does not expect to be fully fit for another month, yet he could feature against Rotherham in the FA Cup on Sunday.

The Mirror believe that Pep Guardiola is focused on having De Bruyne fit for the Champions League knockout phase:

Manchester City are taking no chances with Kevin De Bruyne’s fitness as Pep Guardiola plans an assault on the Champions League.

De Bruyne could play some part when City meet Rotherham in the FA Cup and a decision will then be taken on his availability to face Burton in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final on Wednesday night.

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Liverpool & Man City’s fixtures

Man City return to Premier League against next Monday night when Wolves visit the Etihad.

After that it’s back to back away games at Huddersfield and Newcastle.

Man City then host Arsenal and Chelsea in successive weeks.

Liverpool’s next league match is away at Brighton on Saturday.

The Reds then have home games against Crystal Palace and Leicester.

Also see: Liverpool are ‘more basic’ than Man City & why you can write off Tottenham – Graeme Souness.

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