Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been ruled out for three months after sustaining a knee injury during training on Wednesday.
The Belgian suffered a lateral collateral ligament tear, in his right knee. He will not require any surgery.
City confirmed the development on Friday afternoon.
We can confirm @DeBruyneKev has suffered a lateral collateral ligament (LCL) lesion in his right knee.
No surgery is required, and the midfielder is expected to be out for around three months.
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