Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola, has today revealed that the club’s Belgian playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, has tested positive to COVID-19 after returning from international duty with Belgium. Guardiola revealed this to the media during a media briefing ahead of Sunday’s clash with fellow Premier League Side Everton. He will also play no part in City’s Champions League clash against French side PSG on Tuesday.
De Bruyne played a major role in Belgium’s games against Wales and Estonia. De Bruyne will observe COVID-19 protocols by isolating for 10 days.
The Spaniard added that De Bruyne was fully vaccinated which means he his more protected against the dreaded corona virus. “When he comes back and is negative, we will start again. He will come back as soon as possible”. Guardiola said. “We have to be careful because people are still dying. The “Citizens are also likely to be without Jack Grealish and Phil Foden on Sunday as both players returned with injuries sustained on International duty.