Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardio
De Bruyne was the topic of a nasty deal with from Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon on Sunday, and the Belgian was reported to be a doubt for the sport on Tuesday, nonetheless, regardless of being in ache, the ex-Chelsea man began towards the Hornets and placed on a person of the match show.
Talking after the sport, Guardiola was stuffed with reward for the perspective that his star man confirmed, and claimed that the Belgian insisted on enjoying regardless of his damage,
“Kevin confirmed nice character,” Guardiola mentioned.
“He mentioned ‘I wish to play, I wish to play’ despite the fact that he has issues together with his ankle.
“It was glorious, sensible.
“We confronted this group rather well. Three extra factors, easy as that.
“We created a lot of probabilities to attain 5 – 6, nevertheless it wasn’t to be. The goal is to be higher than the opponent in each sport and we did it.”
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Up subsequent for Metropolis is Burnley within the FA Cup, and with key video games coming thick and quick Guardiola is anticipated to relaxation a few of his key gamers for the fixture.