Manchester City have confirmed midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has injured his right knee in training and could be facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Reports claim the injury was twisted knee sustained during a training session on Wednesday morning.
De Bruyne, 27, is currently undergoing tests to discover the full extent of the injury.
A statement released by City read: “Kevin De Bruyne is undergoing tests on his right knee after sustaining an injury at training on Wednesday.
“The extent of the problem is not yet known and we will bring you further updates on Kevin’s condition in due course.”
The former Wolfsburg playmaker was instrumental in City’s success last season and would be a massive loss if he is sidelined for a long period.
The Belgian midfielder returned to Etihad last week after extended holidays following his side’s third-place finish at the World Cup.
He played a cameo role in the 2-0 win at the Emirates
De Bruyne is now a doubt for Sunday’s home game against Huddersfield, while he is also at risk of missing upcoming games against Wolves, Newcastle and Fulham.