The Belgium international had an injury-hit season final year, but has been on major kind to start the 2019-20 campaign recording 3 assists
Kevin De Bruyne believes he is nonetheless but to attain his greatest regardless of placing final season’s fitness struggles behind him by producing a tremendous start out to the new Premier League campaign.
The Belgium international was named City’s Player of the Year in 2017-18 but was restricted to just 11 begins in the Premier League final term due to knee and hamstring injuries.
Having said that, De Bruyne has began this campaign in impressive style with 3 assists in his side’s initial two matches – a five- win more than West Ham and two-two draw with Tottenham – and is confident of preserving and enhancing on that kind.
“I really feel superior and I am becoming superior,” he told City’s official web site. “It really is nonetheless the starting of the season, so from time to time it really is heavy [going], but I really feel fine, so all the things will be OK this season.”
De Bruyne was seemingly at the centre of all the things superior for the reigning champions on Saturday, the 28-year-old setting up Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero with teasing crosses.
Tottenham twice pegged City back to earn a point, but De Bruyne felt his side did adequate to win the match and has targeted a response away at Bournemouth subsequent Sunday.
“We played properly and I assume we deserved to win,” he stated. “The group played genuinely properly and played offensively the way we want to play.
“We did not get the 3 points, but that is the only issue we did not get. We want to win just about every game but it really is really tricky.
“We deserved to win and we will go once again subsequent week and all the things will be fine.”
The former Chelsea and Wolfsburg player has a new companion in the middle of the park this year, with City getting smashed their transfer record to capture Rodri from Atletico Madrid in a £63 million ($78m) deal.
The Spanish international has been joined at the club by Joao Cancelo, who headed to the Etihad Stadium from Juventus with Danilo going the other way.
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De Bruyne welcomed the new additions, and stated they have been bedding in in Manchester.
“They are performing genuinely properly,” he continued.
“Joao only joined us final week so he likely demands a bit much more adjusting (time) but each of them will genuinely assistance us to play properly.”