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Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo ruptures Achilles tendon

Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo ruptures Achilles tendon

Manchester City announce that goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in training on Monday.

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Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2018 at 22:02 UK

Manchester City have announced that goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon.

The Chile international picked up the injury in Monday’s training session and underwent scans in the afternoon.

Bravo was reported by numerous media sources to have suffered the injury on Monday, with the player himself posting a tweet which alluded to coming back from adversity.

“No matter what happens, or how bad it looks today, life will go on, and tomorrow will certainly be better,” wrote the 35-year-old.

On Monday night, the Premier League champions revealed that scans on Bravo “confirmed a rupture in the tendon of his left foot”.

City also announced that the Chilean “will fly out to Barcelona for further tests on Thursday where the extent of the injury will be examined”.

Kevin De Bruyne also picked up an injury in training this month, suffering damaged knee ligaments for an estimated layoff of up to three months.

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