Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne could miss the clash against Chelsea in the Premier League on the 8th of December at the Stamford Bridge, according to the report in ESPN.
The Belgian midfielder is yet to gain full fitness after injuring his knee and he is not expected to return against Bournemouth on Saturday or the Wednesday game against Watford on Tuesday.
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Bernardo Silva could make a return against Bournemouth after he picked an injury during the international duty with Portugal.
Ilkay Gündoğan is also down due to injury with a bruised foot, The Etihad outfit is not willing to rush De Bruyne in a bid to avoid setbacks after the midfielder missed the first two months of the season with a ligament injury he sustained during training.
Benjamin Mendy, Claudio Bravo and Eliaquim Mangala are all on the injury list of the club.