Man City sweating on Kevin De Bruyne’s fitness for Arsenal clash after being sent back with injury from Belgium duty

KEVIN DE BRUYNE has been sent back to Manchester City after his injury scare at Wembley on Sunday.

The Belgium international looked in some discomfort when he was subbed late in the 2-1 defeat to England.

Kevin De Bruyne faces a race against time to be fit to face Arsenal on Saturday

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Kevin De Bruyne faces a race against time to be fit to face Arsenal on SaturdayCredit: Getty Images – Getty

He spent Monday with the rest of Roberto Martinez’s squad in London – and was even pictured out on his bike with team-mates.

However it was decided he would not be ready to play against Iceland tomorrow night – so will not board the flight to Reykjavik today.

Instead he will return to the Etihad where City will be keen to see if there are any major issues with a game against Arsenal looming on Saturday.

A tweet from the Belgium FA read: “Kevin De Bruyne has returned to his club. He

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Manchester City left sweating over Kevin De Bruyne’s fitness after he withdraws from Belgium squad

Manchester City left sweating over Kevin De Bruyne’s fitness for crunch Arsenal clash after the playmaker withdraws from the Belgium squad after hobbling off against England

  • Kevin De Bruyne has pulled out of the Belgium squad for their match with Iceland
  • The midfielder hobbled off the Red Devils’ 2-1 defeat to England on Sunday
  • The Manchester City man is now a doubt for his side’s clash with Arsenal
  • City take on Mikel Arteta’s side having lost their last outing against the Gunners 

Kevin De Bruyne has withdrawn from the Belgium squad to face Iceland on Wednesday and returned to Manchester City.

The Royal Belgian Football Association cited a fitness issue after the City playmaker was substituted after 73 minutes of Sunday’s UEFA Nations League loss to England at Wembley.

The 29-year-old will

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