Belgian De Bruyne appeared to have sustained a leg muscle harm and was changed on the hour mark on the Etihad Stadium, whereas full-back Kyle Walker went off within the first half after a collision with Villa’s Jack Grealish.
“I have never spoken to the physician,” Guardiola instructed a information convention. “If Kyle asks to be out, it’s as a result of one thing occurred. Hopefully it’s only a kick.”
Guardiola mentioned De Bruyne’s harm could possibly be a results of a packed schedule.
“Kevin put his hand on his leg, so I’ve the sensation it will likely be one thing muscular,” the Spanish coach mentioned.
“It’s regular, these items occur with this quantity of video games.”
Metropolis have received six straight league video games and are two factors behind leaders Manchester United, who’ve performed a recreation extra.