MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Club World Cup may come too soon for Kevin De Bruyne to make his return from a hamstring injury, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday. De Bruyne has been included in City's squad for the tournament in Saudi Arabia, with their first game scheduled for Dec. 19. But Guardiola said the Belgium international had yet to return to full training as he continues his rehabilitation after surgery in August. “He has started to run on the pitch but hasn’t traine
City’s loss at Aston Villa on Wednesday extended their winless run in the Premier League to four games and saw them slip to fourth in the table.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has returned to full training ahead of Saturday's game at Crystal Palace. The Brazil international has missed the past three matches since injuring his hamstring at the end of Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Manchester City two weeks ago. “Alisson looks good,” manager Jurgen Klopp said on Friday. “I don’t know if good enough now for tomorrow. I have to check that with the coaches and the medical department and with Ali of course.” Alisson r
The 20-year-old had been sidelined ahead of the international break, missing England’s final Euro 2024 qualifiers.