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Training gallery: De Bruyne is back!

City received a welcome boost, ahead of Tuesday's Champions League trip to Hoffenheim with the return of Kevin De Bruyne to training...

The Belgian playmaker had been out with injury since the Blues beat Arsenal last month and had been expected to miss up to three months.

However, he joined in Monday's open session at the City Football Academy, as Pep Guardiola's men stepped up preparations for the Group F clash.

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