To say that few would have seen Kevin De Bruyne’s ascendence as one of the best midfielders in English Premier League would do the Belgium a disservice. De Bruyne arrived at City with many betting on him to become an elite player in England. The player had already had a stay in England at Chelsea, but it was the fortunate meeting between the player and manager Pep Guardiola that truly helped propel the player into the stratosphere of world football.
This season De Bruyne has been the vital element in City’s winning squad. The team currently sits in first place in Premier League, tied with their Manchester rivals, United. The player has featured in all seven EPL games for City and there is a growing sense of excitement for the player may be able to achieve further for the team.
Given his great performances for Manchester City and Belgium there is little doubt that Kevin De Bruyne, has made the step up that everyone expected and that his place is firmly cemented among the top players in the world nominated for the Ballon d’Or award.