Tiger Fighting, October 13 News Early this morning, the Belgian national team announced that De Bruyne was injured and withdrew from the national team. The player will return to Manchester City. Manchester City's injured list has one more person, "Man Night" pointed out that taking into account the next intensive schedule, Guardiola's team needs to pay more attention to the rest.
With De Bruyne, the number of Manchester City players who have missed this season due to physical or injury reasons has reached 14 people.
After the International Match Day, Manchester City players will play a maximum of 22 games in the last 72 days of 2020, with an average of one game every 3.2 days.
The 2021 schedule will not relax, Manchester City hopes to participate in the FA Cup, the League Cup, the Champions League and the Premier League four events. So no matter what the state of the team is, and no matter who the opponent is, Guardiola must let the players rest in order to avoid the risk of injury.
Fortunately, Manchester City has enough depth to rotate players, but the first five games of the season also proved the impact of the absence of key players on the team. Although the Premier League started badly, Guashuai still insisted that the team performed well, which also shows how serious the team's injury problems early in the season.