Kevin De Bruyne is of the opinion that he deserves to be by the English spelersvakbond PFA to be voted player of the year in the Premier League.
“If I price get, that would be both for me and the team are beautiful. I find that I’m entitled to make, because I very consistently have been,” says the Belgian midfielder of Manchester City in conversation with the Telegraph.
“I am very happy about my game. To be honest, I was expecting this season not so good to play. There is nearly no match where my level didn’t make it.”
De Bruyne this season at Manchester City especially important as a principal. In thirty league games he delivered so far, thirteen assists, and he’s competition far behind.
According to the bookies The Bruyne together with Mohamed Salah as the biggest contender to the title. The Egyptian attacker was in his debut year with Liverpool, as yet, been 29 goals scored at the highest level in England.
De Bruyne suggests that he can not compare with Salah and not in the shoes of the people that after this season the knot should be changes.
“Everyone has their own opinion. It depends on what people in the field want to see from a player. Salah scores on the conveyor belt. He is this season really incredibly good,” says the 59-fold international.
“I have no idea how we can be ourselves with each other would need to compare. Our statistics, you can’t be one-on-one next to each other on the table. I played last weekend against Everton as a defensive midfielder. His numbers speak for themselves. Fortunately I don’t have to decide.”
De Bruyne and Salah are Wednesday at Anfield opposite each other in the heenduel in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. At 20.45 hours, recreates the German referee Felix Brych for the first time on his flute.