Manchester City and English Premier League (EPL) top midfielder The Bruin has made history by becoming the league’s all-time assists leader this season.
City lost 0-1 to Brentford in the final match of the 38th round of the 2022/2023 English Premier League (EPL) on Monday morning (ET). It wasn’t a huge blow for City, who had already clinched the title.
This season, City swept the EPL. Not only did they win the title, but they also took home the individual awards. Elling Holland won the Golden Boot (goalscorer of the year) with 35 goals, and De Bruyne won the assist title with 16 assists.
Der Bruyne has now won the assist title four times in his career. His first came in 2016/2017, his debut season at City, with 18 assists. He followed that up with 16 assists in 2017/2018, 20 in 2019/2020, and now this season. The four assists were a first in the EPL.
He arrived in a City shirt under Pep Guardiola and became an integral part of Guardiola’s tactics for seven seasons 안전놀이터.
Der Bruyne won five league titles and established himself as one of the best midfielders in the world. Having won the league title, he will now attempt to win the triple (league, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League), which he has never achieved. Only the FA Cup final with Manchester United and the UCL final with Inter Milan remain. In particular, he’ll be looking to make up for missing the UCL final with Chelsea in the 2019/2020 season due to injury.