Soccer-More time needed for clarity on De Bruyne injury

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League - Manchester City Press Conference - Estadio do Dragao, Porto, Portugal - May 28, 2021 Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne during the press conference UEFA/Handout via REUTERS

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Kevin de Bruyne’s participation in the European Championship will only become clearer in the next four to five days, said Belgium coach Roberto Martinez two days after his star player suffered a double face fracture.

Martinez told a news conference on Monday it was too early to be sure whether the 29-year midfield talisman could play in the tournament, where Belgium kick off their campaign against Russia on June 12.

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