De Bruyne doubts Manchester City points record will ever be beaten

Mae Harvey
May 16, 2018

If they can carry that momentum into the Premier League next season, Liverpool might be best placed of all the chasing pack to challenge City.

City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, who finished the Premier League season with the most assists (16), took time out from his celebrations to speak to SSN reporter Ben Ransom on the bus. The only thing Arsenal did is not to lose a single game in the entire season which is quite remarkable too.

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City shoots but is blocked by Ryan Bertrand of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester City at St Mary's Stadium on May 13, 2018 in Southampton, England.

"Maybe this record will be broken but it will be hard".

Not too far away in Liverpool an another record was broken.

After all, Manchester City became only the fifth club in Europe in the last decade to amass hundred points or more in a solitary domestic league season - Real Madrid (2011-12 La Liga), Barcelona (2012-13 La Liga), Juventus (2013-14 Serie A) and Celtic (2016-17 Scottish Premier League) being the other four.

The Brazil worldwide joined Pep Guardiola's side from Benfica for £35million last June and, in stark contrast to Claudio Bravo's errant efforts between the posts in 2016-17, the 24-year-old quickly established himself as a pivotal figure in City's dominant title charge.

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De Bruyne doubts Manchester City points record will ever be beaten

Flawless final [day] of the season, of a very exciting season, a very intense season. The Russian Football Union says Ruslan Kambolov sustained a calf muscle injury during a game on Sunday.

Flying through Europe, playing there, coming then to playing Everton, playing West Brom, playing Stoke, playing Chelsea, all that stuff - it's really, really hard.

Already elected as the PFA's Player of the Year and Football Writers' Association's Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah has won the hearts of every football fan across the world this season.

"We're the place we're, I'm the place I'm, due to folks like Joe".

Pressed on where he intends to add, Guardiola said: "Maybe in front, but I don't know".

The Premiership title defence has been nothing short of an enigma, for Manchester United were the last club to successfully defend their championship back in 2008-09 season.

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