Key midfielder could return for Manchester City at Brighton but one still out

Kevin de Bruyne. Picture by Getty Images
Kevin de Bruyne. Picture by Getty Images

Midfielder Kevin De Bruyne could return from injury for Manchester City's Premier League match at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday.

The Belgium international has missed City's last three league games and has endured a stop-start season through injury. He has trained the last two days and could be involved at the Amex.

Fellow City midfielder Fernandinho has been ruled out of the match.

Manchester City will win the Premier League title with victory and Pep Guardiola said of being involved in the final-day drama: "It’s a privilege. We are in this position because we won a lot of games, 13 in a row, we have to win one more in the Premier League and that is what we have to do.

"I see the team relaxed, training good, smiling a lot, completely focused on the pitch or in meetings. Anything can happen in the game and one mistake of our side or one incredible performance from the opponent, one mistake from the referee can decide the title.

"That’s why we have to be more precise in all the aspects we are working with these last three years and try to win the game."


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