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How Kevin De Bruyne can challenge Messi and Ronaldo to Ballon d?Or ? Pep Guardiola

How Kevin De Bruyne can challenge Messi and Ronaldo to Ballon d?Or ? Pep Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes that star midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will be able to pip Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the Ballon […]The post How Kevin De Bruyne can challenge Messi and Ronaldo to Ballon d’Or ? Pep Guardiola appeared first on Squawka News.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes that star midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will be able to pip Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the Ballon d’Or prize.
The Messi-Ronaldo duopoly has claimed the award for the past 10 years ? winning five trophies apiece ? and arguably if there were anybody to come and break the predictable nature of the prize, it would be the Manchester City starlet.
Neymar is also in strong contention to win the Ballon d’Or ? he left Barcelona in order to escape Messi’s shadow and contest for the prize at PSG ? though Guardiola believes that De Bruyne is a serious challenge to the award.

Kevin De Bruyne has now registered more assists (13) than any other player in Europe's top 5 Leagues this season. Perfect vision. pic.twitter.com/HSFeaTDgAv
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The Belgian is on course to finish the season as not only a title winner, but also as the league’s most productive player.
He has registered 14 assists for his side, the most out of any Premier League footballer, and notched a hat-trick of assists in his most recent display against Leicester City.
He has also started all 27 of his side’s Premier League matches since the start of the season, playing all 90 minutes for every game so far ? an impressive feat.
Aguero may have captured the headlines with his four-goal performance but the Belgian has long been the creative engine at City.
De Bruyne assisted Raheem Sterling’s opener and two of the Argentine’s four goals.
“There is no doubt about that,” Guardiola stated of the Belgian international’s brilliance, according to BBC Sport.
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