A Manchester City legend appears set to remain at the champions next season

Manchester City legend Kevin De Bruyne appears set to remain at the club for next season it has been reported. City’s inspirational midfielder has been the subject of interest from the Saudi Pro League. But it now appears that his future lies at the Etihad.

Reporter Ben Jacobs has reported via his official X account that while De Bruyne is a target of the Saudi Pro League the feeling his he will remain at Manchester City. Jacobs adds that De Bruyne has not given any indication that he fancies a move to the Gulf State. Furthermore, Jacobs also reports that the Manchester City legend may sign a contract extension with the world champions this summer. Jacobs further reports that the Saudi Pro League believes a figure of over £100 million would be required to sign De Bruyne. But that move will depend on if De Bruyne does see his playing future in Saudi Arabia.

Kevin De Bruyne is still one of Manchester City’s most important players, and the time for his City career to end isn’t now.

Despite missing 5 months of this season with a hamstring injury, Kevin De Bruyne is still one of Manchester City’s most important players. His importance to Pep Guardiola’s side has been on show during City’s past three games. In wins over Chelsea, Brighton and Nottingham Forest De Bruyne has helped will his side to crucial victories. His will to win coupled with his drive and determination have been crucial to City’s last three wins. Of course, his immense ability is also a factor, but the Manchester City legend remains one of City’s most inspirational players. At times, he has dragged City to victory, which shows just how integral he remains to the world champions.

Kevin De Bruyne remains one of Manchester City’s most creative midfielders. He picked up two crucial assists in City’s 2-nil win over Nottingham Forest on Sunday. Across this season, he has scored 6 goals and added 16 assists in 21 appearances in all competitions. Given the fact that De Bruyne missed 5 months of the season, his contribution has been remarkable. He remains one of the best midfielders in world football, and his performances this season highlight this fact.

A time will come in the future when Kevin De Bruyne’s Manchester City career will end. But as it stands currently, that time doesn’t appear to be this summer, which is welcome news for the world champions. Replacing the Manchester City legend will be a tough task for the treble winners, and it appears that it will be a task that won’t be undertaken this summer.

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