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Man City Star: I Deserve To Be Player Of The Year

Manchester City Star: I Deserve To Be Premier League Player Of The Year

By Keegan Kruger - Apr 03, 2018 02:56 PM @KeeganKruger

A Manchester City star has revealed why he thinks he should be named the Premier League Player of the Year ahead of Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah.

Click through the gallery above to see the five previous winners of the EPL Player of the Year award.

Belgium international Kevin De Bruyne has been in wonderful form this season, and has also arguably been the driving force for the Citizens' impressive league run, which sees them sitting 16 points clear at the top of the table.

The 26-year-old has now admitted he is pleased with his performances this season, and feels he has earned the famous accolade.

"In one way I believe I deserve it because I have been very consistent in my form. I am very happy with myself," De Bruyne said, according to ESPN.

"I am very pleased with how I have played and I didn't expect to be this good this season, to be honest.

"There is almost no game where my standard has dropped, so I have been very constant. To maintain the level in the number of games I have played, the number of minutes, I am very pleased with that."

The midfielder also had his say on Salah's displays this season, saying it is difficult to compare himself with the Egyptian because they play different positions.

"You cannot compare, it is impossible," De Bruyne added.

"Everybody has his own opinion. It depends on what people are looking for in a player.

"Salah has been on a remarkable goalscoring run and he plays very well in an inside forward type of role. This season, he has been incredible, so to compare us, I don't know.

"With the statistics, how are we going to compare ourselves? It's totally different. I played at the weekend like a defensive midfielder, so how you can compare me to an inside forward? I have no idea.

"But Salah has been outstanding, his record speaks for itself. It's just the way it goes. Luckily I don't have to make the decision."

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De Bruyne has made 43 appearances for Guardiola's side so far this season, scoring 11 goals and assisting a further 19 strikes.

Who do you think should be named the EPL's Player of the Season? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Ant_55 Joined: 22 Mar 2016
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Ant_55 Apr 05, 2018 09:06 AM
In a perfect world Kevin....... But this is no Utopia. But even in a perfect world, Salah's perfomances sure do garner more votes than you. Be careful how you blow your horn Boy...... Humility has gotten people much further than arrogance.
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Pep G junior Joined: 26 Dec 2017
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Pep G junior Apr 03, 2018 10:02 PM
Complete footballer. Engine room for Man city. Not only epl player but also on fifa baloon top3
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baba ka Luvo Joined: 06 Jan 2018
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baba ka Luvo Apr 03, 2018 07:47 PM
Sorry boy it belongs to Salah winning league is not gurantted u that accolade
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CCTV Apr 03, 2018 06:09 PM
Taking nothing away from Kevin De Bruyn but I think Salah derseve it, Man City played well with but they did not depend on De Bruyn to get the results, as for Mou Salah he won most games for Liverpool single handadly. Remember this is an individual award not a team one
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Tshidi lerato Apr 03, 2018 04:10 PM
I knw how good u r boy bt never give urslf a credit in public bcoz in football ur not playing alone some1 i knw once claim dat he's d best nd look at how it turned out he's starting 2 score goals now when d season is nearing 2 an end so ma opinion 2 u let d ppl judge on dis
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Golden Boots Apr 03, 2018 03:31 PM
It's gonna be a close one between The Brain and Allah!
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Maloh11 Joined: 10 Apr 2017
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Maloh11 Apr 03, 2018 03:10 PM
tell them my boy u will be the player of the year

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