Kyle Walker says Manchester City will cope without Kevin De Bruyne

Kyle Walker says Manchester City will cope without Kevin De Bruyne

Bernardo Silva started and scored in the win against Arsenal and the Portugal worldwide could remain a starter in De Bruyne's absence.

De Bruyne and his City teammates attended the premiere of a documentary series about the team hours after the midfielder injured his right knee in a training session.

The 27-year-old is one of the Premier League's star performers and City will be hoping that the injury isn't too serious.

De Bruyne was absolutely pivotal to Man City's success last season, scoring 12 goals and supplying 21 assists across all competitions.

De Bruyne left training today on crutches and the club will discuss sending the Belgian to Catalan doctor Ramon Cugat, who Guardiola has leaned on in the past.

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"The extent of the problem is not yet known and we will bring you further updates on Kevin's condition in due course", read a brief statement on the club's website.

There are fears that the midfielder could be set to spend up to three months on the sidelines.

Kevin De Bruyne is undergoing tests on his right knee after sustaining an injury at training on Wednesday.

City, who began their title defence with a 2-0 victory at Arsenal, next play Huddersfield at home on Sunday.

However, the reigning league champions may have to find a way without him over the next couple of months and attention may shift onto the likes of David Silva and Ilkay Gundogan to help fill his void. And De Bruyne's injury could present an early opportunity for exciting youngster Phil Foden.

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