Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has given the club’s fans a serious boost with some positive news on the recovery of his knee injury.
The Belgian playmaker, who recently became a father, suffered knee ligament damage and a sprained ankle in the Capital One Cup semi-final win against Everton on January 27, and was hoping to return to training in five weeks, meaning the end of March.
However, De Bruyne’s recovery has progressed very well, as he’s been in training already. The 24-year-old, via the club’s Youtube channel, let everyone know that he’s ready to make his return after the international break.
“It’s going good,” De Bruyne said. “I’m training very well and I think I’m ahead of schedule.”
The Citizens have struggled without the man they payed £55.5 million for to Bundesliga club Wolfsburg during the summer of 2015. They have dropped to fourth place in the standings after winning just one of their last six league matches.
Meanwhile, De Bruyne has recorded 12 goals and 14 assists in his first season at the Etihad, after failing to impress at Chelsea during a previous spell in England. The playmaker has also provided nine goals in 34 caps for Belgium.