Kevin De Bruyne misses Manchester City training ahead of Tottenham clash
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Kevin De Bruyne was absent from Manchester City’s training session on Tuesday (Getty)

Kevin De Bruyne missed ’s training session on Tuesday ahead of their Premier League clash with Tottenham on Thursday evening.

’s side are looking to get back on track following their 2-1 defeat to at Old Trafford on Saturday.

The result has left City eight points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal, who sealed an impressive 2-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday.

City trained on Tuesday morning ahead of their match against ’s side but De Bruyne was missing from the session.

However, both John Stones and Ruben Dias, who missed the derby defeat to United, were part of City’s training on Tuesday.

Dias has not featured for City since Portugal’s World Cup campaign in December due to a hamstring injury.

Ruben Dias is closing in on a return for Manchester City (Getty)

Meanwhile, Guardiola admits City need to find a way to get Erling Haaland more involved after the Premier League’s top scorer this season struggled to make an impact against United.

‘At the moment we have that process because when teams are sat in their 18-yard box, it is more difficult but we have to find him a little bit more, yes,’ Guardiola said.

‘[Against United] he had enough touches but it’s true that when you are looking at areas and you have to look at him. But we will do it.’

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