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Man City boost: Pep Guardiola offers Kevin De Bruyne update ahead of Bournemouth

Kevin De Bruyne missed Man City’s Champions League clash vs RB Leipzig but it looks set to be good news vs Bournemouth...

Manchester City were dealt the big blow of being without Kevin De Bruyne for their Champions League clash with RB Leipzig during midweek.

The midfielder missed the trip due to illness with Riyad Mahrez taking his place in midfield.

Man City controlled the game in Leipzig but without their Belgian talisman, they failed to kill off the game which allowed the hosts to equalise.

Pep: “I think Kevin is back in training”

But ahead of their trip to the south coast to face Bournemouth, City look set to have the 31-year-old back available.

Guardiola has revealed that he is back in training and is likely to be fit to face the Cherries.

Guardiola told the media: “I think Kevin [De Bruyne] is back in training.

Man City head into the weekend sat in 2nd place and two points off Arsenal after they dropped points against Nottingham Forest.

The champions have failed to kill off teams this season this has cost them many points.

On the weekend, they face a Bournemouth side who have lost just four of their 11 home matches this season.

They will need De Bruyne and others to be firing to pick up the three points and keep the pressure on Arsenal.

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