De Bruyne out of hospital with a damaged nostril and eye socket

Kevin De Bruyne is out of hospital after struggling a damaged nostril and eye socket in the course of the defeat of the Manchester City Champions League final to Chelsea.

The 29-year-old playmaker needed to be replaced by Gabriel Jesus within the sixtieth minute on Saturday night time following a collision with Blues full-back Antonio Rudiger.

De Bruyne he left the field in tears in Porto and has offered an replace on his injury.

“Hello guys have just returned from hospital,” the Belgian international player posted on Twitter on Sunday morning.

“My analysis is acute nostril fracture and orbital bone fracture. I really feel fantastic now. Nonetheless disappointed for yesterday clearly however we’ll be back. ”

Rudiger took to Twitter Sunday afternoon to disclose that he had been in contact with De Bruyne to want him well.

The German posted: “I am sorry for injury @ DeBruyneKev.

“After all, this was not my intention – I’ve already been in contact with Kevin personally and I want him a speedy restoration and hope we are able to see him back on the field very soon once more.”

City of Manchester well forward in a 1-0 loss to Thomas Tuchel’s side, with the manager Pep Guardiola is available in for criticism over his decision to not start a holding midfielder.

With Rodri and Fernandinho each left out of the beginning XI, N’Golo Kante managed to dominate the midfield captain and Chelsea Cesar Azpilicueta has been named the best within the world in that scenario.

When requested if he might identify a greater midfielder within the world than Kante, Azpilicueta replied: “Easy reply to that query – no.

“It does every part, it brings a lot vitality.

“The best way he drives the ball, it covers a lot ground.

“For him too after winning the World Cup, winning the Champions League, he is so humble as an individual, and I am so happy for him.

“He is an enormous a part of this team so I am so happy to have him beside me.”

16 Champions League final: Man City 0-1 Chelsea

Guardiola defended his controversial team selection after City failed to select up a primary continental crown.

He said: “I did my best within the alternative. I made the best option to win the sport, the players understand it.

“I feel Gundogan played well. We failed a little bit within the first half to break the strains, however within the second half it was significantly better. It was a decent recreation however we had an enormous chance.

“I wish to say that it was an distinctive, distinctive season for us. It is a big dream to be right here, however sadly we could not win. We tried, we could not do it, and we are going to work to come back at some point. ”


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