De Bruyne fractured his eye socket and nostril within the Champions League remaining and had minor surgical procedure final week, solely becoming a member of up together with his Belgian teammates on Monday. Midfielder Axel Witsel can also be recovering from an Achilles tendon damage.
“Axel Witsel and Kevin De Bruyne did not travel to Russia. They stayed in (the Belgian training camp) Tubize to continue their recovery,” the Belgian Red Devils Twitter account stated.
Axel Witsel and Kevin De Bruyne didn’t journey to Russia. They stayed in Tubize to proceed their restoration. 🇧🇪
— Belgian Red Devils (@BelRedDevils) 1623407792000