Pep Guardiola confirms nervy wait for Man City as Kevin De Bruyne struggles to overcome injury issue
Kevin De Bruyne will undergo his first training session just 24 hours ahead of Manchester City’s clash with West Ham as he fights to be fit for the Premier League fixture.
Pep Guardiola confirmed on Tuesday that the Belgian was only set to return to workouts with his teammates that afternoon.
A minor injury issue kept De Bruyne out of City’s win at Fulham on the weekend after he suffered a blow late on in the previous game against Arsenal.
The Spaniard told reporters: “Kevin is starting to move but he hasn’t trained with the team.
“We’ll see in a few hours how he’ll be.”
Guardiola did confirm that Nathan Ake is set to be available having felt “good” on his return to training on Monday.
A hamstring injury has kept the Dutchman on the sidelines in recent weeks but he looks set to return against West Ham, which takes place at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night.