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Kevin De Bruyne: The Road to Recovery

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Kevin De Bruyne is back!

Our Belgian Blue returned to match action in Saturday's 5-0 triumph over Burnley, having endured a lengthy spell on the sidelines with a lateral collateral ligament lesion.

The 2017/18 Playmaker of the Year was sorely missed but now, ahead of schedule, he's back to full fitness and raring to go.

We caught up with the midfield maestro, who talked us through his recovery - the hard work, effort and patience required, and the impact it had on his personal life, particularly with his wife Michelle heavily pregnant with their second child.

Watch above, as CityTV captured De Bruyne's gruelling journey back to action...

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It's not just Mancunians who were delighted with the playmaker's return.

We also spoke to Pascal Siharath of the Blue Moon Belgian Supporters Club. The Ghent local explained KDB is well-loved in his hometown, with the locals equally thrilled to see the Premier League star back on the pitch...