Kevin De Bruyne: Manchester City midfielder fractured nose and left orbital during Champions League final defeat

Kevin De Bruyne posted on Twitter: "Hi guys just got back from the hospital. My diagnosis is Acute nose bone fracture and left orbital fracture. I feel okay now."; Belgium begin Euro 2020 campaign against Russia on June 12

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne is assisted after a foul by Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger during the Champions League final soccer match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Dragao Stadium in Porto, Portugal, Saturday, May 29, 2021.
Image: Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne is assisted after a clash with Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger during the Champions League final

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has revealed he suffered a fractured nose and left orbital following his collision with Antonio Rudiger during Saturday's 1-0 defeat in the Champions League final against Chelsea.

The 29-year-old playmaker had to be replaced by Gabriel Jesus in the 60th minute on Saturday evening following a collision with Blues centre-back Antonio Rudiger.

De Bruyne left the field in tears in Porto and has provided an update on his injury after a hospital visit on Sunday morning.

Kevin De Bruyne was in tears as he came off injured after a collision with Antonio Rudiger
Image: Kevin De Bruyne was in tears as he came off injured after a collision with Antonio Rudiger

"Hi guys just got back from the hospital," the Belgium international posted on Twitter.

"My diagnosis is Acute nose bone fracture and left orbital fracture. I feel okay now. Still disappointed about yesterday obviously but we will be back."

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Pep Guardiola insists he picked the Manchester City team he thought was best equipped to win the Champions League final against Chelsea.

De Bruyne will hope to make a full recovery for Belgium's Euro 2020 campaign which begins in less than two weeks.

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