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Guardiola wants De Bruyne to go back to the basics

City boss Pep Guardiola urges De Bruyne to find his best form again by going back to basics ahead of two crucial games

Man City head coach Pep Guardiola has called for Kevin De Bruyne to rediscover his form again by going back to basics. but City has a couple of games that could be vital in their season’s performance and Guardiola wants his playmaker back to his best.

City need De Bruyne in two crucial games

Despite recording 12 assists and scoring 4 goals in the Premier League this season, Kevin De Bruyne has struggled with form and fitness recently. However, Pep Guardiola has backed him to go back to his best soon.

“Kevin, always the standards of Kevin are the sky,” Guardiola said.

“Everyone knows his level. In one week he has an opportunity to show his quality, delighted for the victory we had, this is what we have to do. Come back to principles, work hard.

“Everything will come back without any effort. Just do it your usual quality, your best.”

Man City are about to face Crystal Palace and RB Leipzig in quick succession. still, with City wanting to win the Premier League for the third time in a row and be Champions League contenders, it’s imperative that they win both matches.

“Kevin, always the standards of Kevin are the sky”


“We prepare good for the game against Crystal Palace, always was really difficult for us,” Guardiola said.

“And, of course, Leipzig, I have the same opinion that I had when we played them and after Burnley with Vinnie will come back here before the international break.

“If we are able to win the games, we are still alive in three competitions and that last part we will be there. If we lose, we will be out. Simple as that.

“Arrive in a stage when you are there that you know exactly when you lose games you lose competitions. Now is the moment that is going to happen.”

Ethan Dempsey
Ethan Dempsey
Ethan is a lifelong football fan. When he is not obsessing over the Premier League games, Ethan likes to read fantasy tomes, watch football documentaries and waste hours upon hours on video games.


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