Sport The journey is better than the end – De Bruyne delighted with City campaign

03:00  17 april  2018
03:00  17 april  2018 Source:   goal.com

De Bruyne: I really don't care about Mourinho rejection

  De Bruyne: I really don't care about Mourinho rejection Ahead of the Manchester derby and a reunion with Jose Mourinho, Kevin De Bruyne has spoken placidly about his former manager.Kevin De Bruyne insists he does not give much thought to being rejected by Jose Mourinho and thinks his difficult time at Chelsea was a useful learning curve.

Manchester City are playing better football than ever, according to Belgian midfield maestro Kevin De Bruyne . “I think we’re playing much better football but we have maybe had some growing pains and made a few mistakes that in the end cost us a few points, but we’re playing better .

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KevinDeBruyne - cropped: Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne © Provided by Goal Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne was unfazed by how his side officially clinched the Premier League title, insisting he had enjoyed the "whole journey".

Manchester United's shock defeat to West Brom handed City the title with five games remaining.

De Bruyne said he had enjoyed his team's league campaign as a whole, a season during which they have scored 93 goals and lost just twice.

"I've enjoyed the whole season. Sometimes the journey is better than the end," the Belgium international told UK newspapers.

"It's a quick moment of enjoyment, when you look back it's been a great season. The team's been great, everybody has done their part, then you have to feel happy I think.

De Bruyne: I really don't care about Mourinho rejection

  De Bruyne: I really don't care about Mourinho rejection Ahead of the Manchester derby and a reunion with the Portuguese, the Manchester City midfielder has spoken placidly about his former Chelsea managerKevin De Bruyne insists he does not give much thought to being rejected by Jose Mourinho and thinks his difficult time at Chelsea was a useful learning curve.

His compatriot, De Bruyne , meanwhile did find the target two minutes later, but De Gea produced a fine save low to his right. Pep Guardiola was delighted with his City side's performance and says he always knew his team could play how he wanted in It could have been three or four in the end ."

But who is posting the bigger numbers this league campaign so far? However, City rival De Bruyne has had more success than Pogba in beating opponents, completing 79.59% of his 49 take-on This is only slightly bettered by De Bruyne , whose six goals have come at a rate of 0.27 per 90.

"It's not always the end result. OK, it's the most important, but in the end you live 250 days to enjoy an hour, maybe a few days.

"It fills you with happiness but we still need to enjoy the whole journey."

De Bruyne said the way City officially claimed the title was unimportant, with their success confirmed after United's surprise 1-0 loss to West Brom at Old Trafford.

"I don't care, I just want to win the title," he said.

"It doesn't matter what way, obviously it maybe feels different when you're on the pitch but in the end nobody will care about that. You just want to win the league."

Real Madrid chasing De Bruyne and Sane .
Real Madrid are chasing Manchester City superstars Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane, the Manchester Evening News reports. Real are a staggering 15 points behind their La Liga rivals Barcelona and are set for a major revamp of their squad this summer, with De Bruyne and Sane potential transfer targets for the Spanish giants. Real are also reportedly interested in Raheem Sterling and John Stones, as well as Liverpool’s Mo Salah. With Manchester City having stormed the Premier League this season they are set to firmly reject any offers that come in for their star players. A report in Spain is claiming that Sane will be the subject of a £70million bid from Real this summer but City will refuse to sell him at any price. Real are also said to be willing to bid £175million for De Bruyne in an attempt to lure him away from the Etihad. However City have De Bruyne tied to a £275,000 a week deal until 2023 so his departure looks highly unlikely.

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