Pep admits he must preserve De Bruyne body at age 32.

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Pep Guardiola, manager of Manchester City praised Kevin De Bruyne. An important midfielder who returned to lift the football team’s level in the 3-2 win over Newcastle.

De Bruyne is gradually getting more and more fit. After a serious injury and a long break since the first game of this season. The Belgian national midfielder returned to the field as a substitute in the 75th minute of the FA Cup third round game. Which he won at home. Huddersfield 5-0 with one assist. ทางเข้า UFABET 

Guardiola then brought De Bruyne on in the 69th minute of the Premier League match at St James’ Park. When the team was 1-2 behind Newcastle United and scored a goal. With one assist, Manchester City won 3-2.

Guardiola said:

“He is a special player. And He is a legend beloved by all of us.”

“He has a fresh mentality. Because the 5 month break is a very long time. and in the second half of the season He will be able to help us stay there until the end.”

“And He needs to have a little more freedom and space to play. To be able to move to the point where his nose can smell the pass at that moment.”

Guardiola admits De Bruyne’s physical condition must now be treated with care. And it is hoped that the 32-year-old midfielder will be able to return to the field for consecutive games soon.“

Last season, after 20 minutes in the Champions League final and after the game against Burnley (first match of the season). Where he was out for five months, we wanted him to get on the right foot.

“He’s not 22 anymore, he’s gotten older. The older you get You have to take care of yourself even more.”

“The goal is to play 90 minutes, 90 minutes, 90 minutes straight. I don’t know when that will happen. But that’s the goal.” Guardiola said after the game at St James’ Park.