The Manchester City fans in the Transfer Tavern have in awe of the brilliance on display from Kevin De Bruyne this season. The Belgian has dazzled all that have laid eyes on him and he has more than justified the £99 million value that Transfermarkt has given him. The City fans, who already love the 26-year-old, had more reasons to smile when reading what De Bruyne had to say about why he should be named the Premier League Player of the Year.
KDB on the PotY award:
"If I get it, it'd be nice I think for the team and for me. In one way I believe I deserve it, because I've been very consistent. I'm very happy with myself, I am pleased with how I have played, I didn't expect to be this good this season, to be honest." pic.twitter.com/69r4pIcCNv
— City Watch (@City_Watch) April 2, 2018
Kevin De Bruyne has been the best player in the Premier League this season. Mohamed Salah has scored the most goals and David De Gea has been the best goalkeeper, but the levels of De Bruyne have not dropped once and the Belgian maestro is yet to let his standards drop in the Premier League this season. The ex-Chelsea man has scored seven goals and assisted a further 14 so far in his 30 appearances in the league this season.
This year is De Bruyne’s third in Manchester after leaving Wolfsburg to join The Etihad just 18 months after leaving Stamford Bridge. The sale of De Bruyne will have definitely left Chelsea fans feeling embarrassed as the Belgian has matured into one of the best players in the world since leaving London. Insult was added to injury when De Bruyne popped up with a superb goal back in September as the Citizens recorded a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge as Guardiola’s side stamped their intent over the League. De Bruyne still has seven more chances to show his doubters why he deserves the coveted Player of the Year award, but for many, he’d already won it by the turn of the year.
With that in mind, here’s our resident Sky Blues’ verdict on the playmaker’s comments:
KDB deserves it but Salah will win it cos he plays for a more a likeable team
— Michael Murphy (@michaelmurphy16) April 2, 2018
I totally agree with Kevin. He’s the better all around player who is very consistent Salah scores amazing goals as well, but it’s KDB as POTY for me.
— Simone (@Vrtlnsanity) 2 April 2018
we are with u KDB…..God bless u king of playmaker
— Abdul Messidona (@Messidona99) April 2, 2018
I'm loving this new cocky KdB
— Malcom Xtra (@EbenHaihambo) April 3, 2018
RonaldoEsque Mentality! Elite.
— Imtiaz (@iusumith) April 2, 2018
It's only natural that PotY come from the league winning side. KDB has been superb throughout and deserves it the most.
— Dong Kyoo Won (@17debruyne) April 3, 2018
Probably Salah, but there are games left. Kev has led the way for City, but it’s truly been a team effort.Raheem’s late goals? Sane with goals and assists? David Silva? Fernandinho? Edersen? It’s David Silva for me, but it always has been. Adore him!
— rick (@gianthotchicken) April 3, 2018