Paul Merson has selected Manchester City vice-captain Kevin De Bruyne in his Premier League Team of the Season.
The £54 million (Guardian) man is having yet another incredible campaign, with seven goals and 16 assists in the league so far.
As Kevin De Bruyne continues to make history in a Manchester City shirt, Paul Merson has picked him in his Premier League Team of the Season.
Paul Merson picks Kevin De Bruyne in his Premier League Team of the Season
While many believed that the 31-year-old was past his best, he has proven once again why he is widely considered as the standout midfielder in the world.
Branded as the ‘best player in the league’ by Gary Neville, the Belgian playmaker has especially stepped up during the title run-in, proving his inevitability during the biggest moments yet again.
Paul Merson, who has also been left stunned by the magnificence of Manchester City maestro Kevin De Bruyne opted for him in his Premier League Team of the Season.
“The big-game player. When it matters, he steps up big time and shows how much better he is than everyone else. He is the best footballer in the league in terms of talent. And he is capable of doing mind-blowing things. One of the best to ever play in the Premier League in my opinion. A joy to watch”, he told GiveMeSport.
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As Kevin De Bruyne has been considered by not just Paul Merson but several fans and pundits alike as a guaranteed starter in the Premier League Team of the season, it is worth noting that eight years in at Manchester City, he remains dominant.
The four-time title winner ticks every box one needs to be regarded as the greatest midfielder to ever grace the English top-flight.
From winning silverware to his elite quality, longevity, consistency, big moments and numbers, it seems reductive to not even consider De Bruyne in the conversation.