Pep Guardiola explains why he neglected to use Kevin De Bruyne in the game against Brentford.

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Pep Guardiola, manager of Manchester City, has clarification after Kevin De Bruyne was not use in the 1-0 home game against Brentford on Tuesday night, ready to receive. Erling Haaland’s physical condition is not yet fully fit.

Pep Guardiola, manager of Manchester City, revealed that Kevin de Bruyne, an important Belgian midfielder, Missed helping the team in the latest English Premier League game in which Manchester City opened their nest at the Etihad Stadium to defeat Brentford 1-0 on Tuesday, February 20, due to a player having an injury. Straight hamstring.

De Bruyne, who previously rested the football for 5 months after undergoing hamstring surgery. Came back to play again last month. And immediately showed impressive form, scoring 2 goals and 6 assists from playing 8 matches. Report by ยูฟ่าเบท

However, the 32-year-old great soldier was only name on the bench in the last game. Against Brentford and did not warm up with his teammates before the game. Recently, after the game ended, Guardiola had already clarified this issue.

“He hurt his hamstring. So I don’t want to risk using him. But he is fine,” said the great Spanish coach. 

For this game, Manchester City scored the winning goal in the 71st minute from Erling Haaland’s shot. Which made this victory Manchester City overtook Arsenal to second place. With 56 points from 25 matches, behind Liverpool, the leader, with just one point remaining.

“Haaland is not yet complete. But it’s normal. For a player who has been resting for two months,” the Manchester City boss said about Haaland’s fitness.

Kevin De Bruyne did not play in the FA Cup semi-final in Manchester. City lost to Liverpool Because of Pep Guardiola doesn’t want to risk losing him before the end of the season.

The Belgian midfielder limping off the pitch in the midweek Champions League draw. with Atletico Madrid and required treatment with stitches on his foot. However, he was still select as one of the substitutes at Wembley.