The Belgium skipper has missed City's last seven matches after picking up his latest knock in a 3-1 win over Everton last month.
"I think Vincent is going to be ready in several weeks," Belgium physio Lieven Messchalck told Sky Sports News. "We will do everything we can to bring back Vincent in a good way for a long time.
"First of all he had a rupture, a tear into the abductor and then also he has bad luck with a small thing on the front side now, so it's everything together.
"It's not really so long, eight weeks is nothing in the time of injury, you must respect biology."
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