The 31-year-old has enjoyed another fantastic season at the Etihad Stadium, where he has won fans with his remarkable recovery pace and defensive instincts.
Even the sight of him limping from injury to Real Madrid in the second match of the Champions League semi-final was enough to scare the blue half of Manchester.
Carlo Ancelotti’s team – which ultimately won a 6-5 draw overall – did not score any of their goals while Kyle Walker was on the field. He was initially injured against another Madrid team when Manchester City met Atletico in the quarter-finals and had been fighting for fitness ever since.
Recently, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola went so far as to say that all of Kyle Walker, John Stones and Ruben Dias would be unable to play again this season due to their respective injuries – and threw his defense into a crisis that has threatened to sabotage their title tax.
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But Kyle Walker has taken a different view of his Manchester City manager when he spoke to BBC Radio 5 Live this week, going so far as to say he might want to go on the pitch again this season.
“(Ankle is) okay, it’s okayhe told the radio station, as quoted by the Manchester Evening News.
“I do not want to say that it is perfect, of course it has had two very bad injuries in two games, but I hope. “
Walker continued, “I still have hope until the end of the season, until the whistle goes in 90 minutes at the Etihad against Aston Villa, that’s when I want to say my season is over and have some rest.
Of course, Kyle Walker has more than just Manchester City matches to get in shape for in the coming days and weeks.
England have four UEFA Nations League matches in the first half of June, with the three Lions meeting Hungary on two occasions, Germany and Italy, as they start their attempts to reach the final next summer.
Kyle Walker touched on the subject as he continued to speak, “But I still have hope for tomorrow, I still have hope for next week, as I say, until the season is over, I will not be done. “
Walker is one of the few players from the Pep Guardiola era who has played over 200 games for Manchester City and has scored six times for the club so far.
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