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Boost for Belgium as De Bruyne set to join squad after undergoing minor surgery

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Kevin De Bruyne has undergone minor surgery on the fractured eye socket he suffered during Manchester City’s outing in the Champions League final, but has handed Belgium a boost as he is set to join their Euro 2020 squad on Monday.

The 29-year-old lasted just an hour of a European showpiece in Porto before being forced from the field following a collision with Antonio Rudiger.

He suffered nose and eye injuries, with fears raised regarding his involvement at this summer’s European Championship League final, but a quick operation has him ready for international duty.

elgium boss Martinez has told reporters when offering an update on De Bruyne: “It went very well, very positively. We are looking forward to Monday when he will join our squad.”That small intervention was necessary with a view to the long term. He will not need a long recovery.”The operation only took 20 minutes. The medical staff is satisfied with the result. De Bruyne is now doing well, that’s all.”Read more