Thierry, I’m coming for you

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Retrieved 28 April 2020, 16:42 IST

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Kevin de Bruyne told Thierry Henry that he was shooting for his Premier League support record.

Before the start of the campaign last month, Manchester City midfielder De Bruyne set a great goal for England’s top flight this season.

The Belgian international has reached 16 in the 2018-11 season and joked in an interview with Athletics Ernstein & Chapman Podcast that he would not be in the top 1 already – Rahim Sterling’s goal gave Arsenal a 3-0 win. The isolated cross came courtesy of.

Henry received a staggering 20 assists for Arsenal in the 2002–03 campaign, and de Bruyne worked brilliantly with France while assisting Belgian boss Roberto Martinez.

“Honestly, I feel like I’ve been around for 17 years – I know they took one from me at Arsenal,” he joked.

“I don’t know why they did it, I still don’t understand it.

“I always made fun of Henry on the national team, even in the Vincent Company testimonials this year. I saw him and said I’m coming for you this year.”

“1 16 is really great and really good for a creative player but if that doesn’t happen we’re still going to move on.

“When you get something [a record] It fills you with pride because I had it in Germany and it’s nice to see you break some records. “

Although the 26-year-old Liverpool’s smart Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk, Jordan Henderson and Sadio are on the short list in mind, Athletic has been named the best player of its brand.

Related to the Professional Footballers Association where it has become a different story for City players.

No player at each Etihad Stadium has won the top prize in the club’s four title-winning campaigns in the previous eight seasons, while Liverpool’s players – Luis Suarez, Mohamed Salah and Virgil Van Dijk – have won the most recent three. .

“I don’t think a lot of people [at City] De Bruyne said, ‘You have to be honest and praise yourself.

“The chances were, obviously, that while some of us could have won this award, you don’t know what the voters think about football.

“I could have won it two years ago, but I can understand why Mo Salah won it.

“Maybe this year is a chance for me to win, I don’t know. I think I got a good chance but there are some more players who had great asons.

“I don’t really care about why or why not. Everyone has a different opinion. Football is a great thing about football, no one thinks the same, and there are different styles and perspectives on the game.”