Pep Guardiola has revealed Kevin De Bruyne’s contract features a £223million launch clause.
The Manchester Metropolis playmaker is a key performer in Guardiola’s workforce and stood out final season within the membership’s Premier League-winning marketing campaign.
De Bruyne, as soon as of Chelsea, is taken into account one of many world’s elite midfielders and signed a six-year deal at Metropolis in January.
Guardiola has helped De Bruyne flourish at Metropolis and confirmed his star participant was not on the market.
‘He’s superb. He’s a really dynamic participant,’ Guardiola informed Universo Valdano.
‘(Leeds United boss) Marcelo Bielsa informed me he was his favorite participant. He does every little thing.
‘The opposite day, I met his dad and mom and also you usually perceive how the youngsters are when you already know the dad and mom.
‘He’s an unbelievable boy. The clause is €250m. I’m sorry, he’s not on the market.’
De Bruyne performed 30 minutes in Metropolis’s opening day win over Arsenal, however has missed the final three video games by way of damage.
The Belgian picked up knee ligament harm in coaching and is about to be out for the following two months.
Metropolis have barely missed De Bruyne’s affect, however did drop factors in a 1-1 draw with Wolves of their third league recreation of the season.
De Bruyne will watch from afar this weekend as Metropolis welcome newly-promoted Fulham to the Etihad.