14 Jan 2019, 04:00 IST
Pep Guardiola mentioned Kevin De Bruyne “is aware of the place I’m” if he has an issue with having been substituted in Manchester Metropolis’s thrashing of Burton Albion on Wednesday.
The Belgium midfielder was withdrawn after lower than an hour in Metropolis’s 9-Zero rout of the League One aspect, which all however secured their spot within the EFL Cup remaining.
De Bruyne, who opened the scoring after 5 minutes, disappeared down the tunnel and appeared displeased on the determination, with studies suggesting he was angered at being denied the chance to construct on his match health after spending time on the sidelines with a knee damage.
And Guardiola, whose aspect host Wolves within the Premier League on Monday going through a seven-point hole to leaders Liverpool, inspired De Bruyne to talk up if there is a matter.
“I do not know what occurred, he did not converse to me, so I do not know what occurred,” mentioned the Metropolis boss.
“If he has an issue he is aware of the place I’m, so I do not know, actually. I did not converse with him in order that one time I can’t say what he thinks as a result of I do not know.”
De Bruyne has managed solely 194 minutes of top-flight motion this season after lacking just one Premier League sport final time period.
13 – Kevin De Bruyne has scored 9 objectives and assisted 4 extra in 12 League Cup appearances for Manchester Metropolis. Noggin. #CarabaoCup
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) 9 January 2019
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