Guardiola says DeBruyne will be back in 3 weeks
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, has revealed that star player, Kevin DeBruyne will recover from his injury in three weeks.
De Bruyne has been one of the stand out players in Pep Guardiola’s fantastic squad, scoring two goals and registering 6 assists in all competitions, as City maintain their 10 match unbeaten run.
Fans were disappointed to see the Belgium international limp off in City’s 3-1 victory, over Swansea City on Thursday.
Initial prognosis suggested that De Bruyne will be out for a month but now, ahead of their champions league clash against Celtic, Guardiola has disclosed that the 25-year old will make a full recovery in 3 weeks.
He told reporters: “De Bruyne’s is not a big injury. In two and a half to three weeks maybe he will be ready.”
DeBruyne will likely return in time to for Manchester City’s first match after international break on October 15, against Everton.
Sam Allardyce sacked following FA transfer Scandal
Sam Allardyce has left his role as England’s senior team coach, after a leaked video surfaced of him making remarks about bribery and how to get around “transfer rules”.
Allardyce was the coach for all of 67 days, perhaps a new record for England. In this span of time, the Three Lions played just one game – against Slovakia and won thanks to an extra time winner.
Meanwhile, England U21 coach Gareth Southgate, will take over for the rest of the year, while the FA begins the search for a suitable coach.
“Gareth Southgate will take charge of the men’s senior team for the next four matches against Malta, Slovenia, Scotland and Spain whilst The FA begins its search for the new England manager,” a Football Association statement read.
Champions League update
Son-Heung Min was the hero for Tottenham, as he scored his fifth goal of the season to seal all 3 points against CSKA Moscow.
Real Madrid were on the verge of sealing a win against German top flight Borussia Dortmund, thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and R.Varane, but a late goal from Andre Schurrle denied the Champions League champions and the match ended 2-2.
English Premier League champions, Leicester City have completely erased the “under dogs” as they sealed yet another win, this time, against Porto, to prove themselves as contenders in the Champions League. Courtesy of a lone goal from Islam Slimani.
Goals from Pjanic, Higuain and Dybala, sealed an impressive 4-0 win over Dinamo Zagbrev for Juventus.
Sevilla showed their superiority as they continued their impressive start in Champions League Group H, as they defeated Lyon by 1-0. The goal was scored by Ben Yedder.
Monaco – Leverkusen ended in 1-1 stalemate, thanks to a stoppage time equalizer from Kamil Glik.
Written by Doyinsola Olaniyan