Man City Star Speaks For 1st Time After Champions League Loss, Gives Injury Update Ahead Of Euro 2020

Man City Star Speaks For 1st Time After Champions League Loss, Gives Injury Update Ahead Of Euro 2020

- Kevin de Bruyne is out of the hospital after suffering a damage to his eye and nose during the match against Chelsea

- The 29-year-old clashed with Antonio Rudiger in the Champions League final which left him injured before he was substituted

- The Man City midfielder claims he is okay but is now a doubt to participate in Euro 2020 with Belgium

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Kevin de Bruyne has revealed that he feels okay after suffering a fractured nose and eye socket during Man City's Champions League final loss to Chelsea, The Sun.

The Belgian midfielder had a clash of heads with German defender Antonio Rudiger and could be ruled out of Euro 2020 which would commence in the next two weeks.

Rudiger stood in the way of De Bruyne as the midfielder went to ground clutching his face before City's medical team arrived.

Man City star speaks for 1st time after Champions League loss, gives injury update ahead of Euro 2020
Kevin de Bruyne who suffered a fractured broken nose and eye said he is okay, but still a doubt for Euro 2020. Photo by Marc Atkins and Kaz Photography
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Fans at the Estadio do Dragao were concerned when the 29-year-old did not get up immediately after the clash.

He managed to get himself back into the pitch but did not last long before he was substituted on the hour mark for Gabriel Jesus.

De Bruyne could not watch the remaining minutes of the game as he was quickly rushed to the hospital before discovering the extent of damage on his nose and eye.

However, the midfielder revealed on his Twitter handle that he was alright but losing the cup to Chelsea was still on his mind.

"My diagnosis is Acute nose bone fracture and left orbital fracture.
"I feel okay now. But disappointed about the loss to Chelsea but we will be back."

De Bruyne is now a doubt for Euro 2020 but Belgium coach Roberto Martinez could risk keeping the midfielder knowing full well that his side will go far in the competition.

The Red Devils will open their campaign against Russia on June 12, then take on Denmark five days later before playing their last group game against Finland on June 21.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Patrice Evra has taken a swipe at Manchester City after the Citizens were beaten in the Champions League final by Chelsea, Sport Bible, Instagram.

The Manchester club were denied their first title in history and the Red Devils legend has made a mockery from their city rivals.

Evra who won the elite competition with United in 2008 posted on his Instagram handle:

"I need it to ask Sir Bobby to check again !!! Good night everyone #ilovethisgame #positive4evra #manchesterunited @championsleague #savage"

Source: Sports Brief News

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