The Belgian midfielder has extended his contract with Manchester City until 2025. The news was announced by the club’s official website. Now Kevin is 29 years old, in 2025 he will be 34 years old.
After signing the contract, De Bruyne gave an interview.
- “I could not be happier, since joining City in 2015, I have felt at home,” De Bruyne said after his contract was confirmed. “I love the fans, my family are settled here in Manchester and my own game has developed really well.
- “This football club is geared for success. It offers me everything I need to maximise my performance, so signing this contract was a straightforward decision. I am playing the best football of my career and I honestly feel there is more to come.
- “Pep [Guardiola] and I have the same view of football. For me, such a relationship with a coach is very important, because our goals completely coincide, and we want the same thing.
- Right now I am focused on ensuring the successful completion of the current season. Our results and performances have been excellent so far, but we have to make sure we end the season with the award we deserve.”
De Bruyne’s previous contract with Manchester City was in effect until 2023. The media often wrote that the player does not want to renew the contract. But as it turned out, these rumors were false.
De Bruyne moved to Manchester City in 2015 from Wolfsburg. The transfer amounted to 74 million euros. As part of the English team, the Belgian won 9 trophies, including 2 Premier League trophies.
Manchester City are fighting for 4 trophies this season. Guardiola’s team is the favorite of all the competition.
Manchester City have reached the League Cup final, the FA Cup semi-finals and the Champions League quarter-finals. Also, Manchester City is leading in the Premier League standings.