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Kevin De Bruyne: Manchester City ‘will still do what we need to’ without Alexis Sanchez

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Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been quizzed about the club’s failure to land Alexis Sanchez and did not see too bothered that he had joined United instead.

Sanchez looked set to join City, with a deal reportedly agreed since the summer, but instead opted to move to Old Trafford with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going the other way.

De Bruyne spoke about Sanchez in the wake of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup win over Bristol City and said the team can cope without him.

“If it doesn’t go, it doesn’t matter, we will still do what we need to do, with or without him,” he said.

“And he chose United. There are a lot of good players. If they want to come, they want to come, and otherwise we will do it with our team.”

Source | The Independent

As good a player as Sanchez is, there was always a question of where he could fit in at City and whether he would upset the balance of a team that has played brilliantly all season.

Despite the injury to Gabriel Jesus, City are simply not lacking for attacking options with Sergio Aguero in red-hot form having scored eight in his last six games.

Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling and De Bruyne himself have also weighed in with plenty of goals this season, with the club still on course to win four trophies this season.