Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

De Bruyne: Can't compare me to Messi and Ronaldo

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Shannon Reynolds | 24 March, 2018, 11:21

Having been a talismanic presence for Pep Guardiola's Premier League leaders this season, the Belgium worldwide playmaker is drawing plenty of praise.

But the man himself says it is impossible for him to compare with two of the game's greats because he plays in the midfield.

Ronaldo, who struggled at the beginning of the season, has wanted a new contract at the Santiago Bernabeu for a while now, after both Lionel Messi and Neymar overtook him in the salary stakes previous year.

Ronaldo became the highest paid player in the world when he signed his last contract renewal with Real in 2016, a status he craves for the respect and admiration rather than financial greed.

De Bruyne has racked up 11 goals and 19 assists across all competitions this season, despite often playing as a deep-lying playmaker, and is considered to be one of the top players in the Premier League, if not the best. 'Our positions are completely different.

They are much higher on the pitch and score ten times more than me.

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'If I make 10 in a season, they score a hundred. "After the trials I then have a base to tell him [Jose Mourinho] I can do this, I can do that".

KEVIN DE BRUYNE is fed up with being compared to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Meanwhile, Bolt said that he is now determined to use his stint with Borussia Dortmunds as a platform to achieve his ultimate dream of playing for his beloved club Manchester United.

Ronaldo is currently training with the Portugal squad preparing to face Egypt tonight March 23, where Mo Salah is hoping to show why he is now being regarded as one of the top players in the world.

"Tackles are part of football". I bite my teeth and I continue.

"Football is simply a contact sport".

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