Negotiations between Manchester City and Kevin De Bruyne over a new contract for the Belgian are going in the “right direction.”
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an agreement between the Etihad Stadium club and the 29-year-old is “very close” even though De Bruyne’s agent is not currently involved in discussions.
The Daily Mail reports De Bruyne wants a two-year extension to his current contract which would see him tied to Manchester City until the summer of 2025.
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Talks between the two parties were initially planned to take place towards the end of last season, but this was put on hold when the 2019/20 campaign was paused due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
De Bruyne has been at City since signing for the club in 2015 and has won the Premier League title, FA Cup and League Cup multiple times in the five-and-a-half years since.
The Belgian was voted PFA Players’ Player of the Year last season, but has suffered a difficult 2020/21 campaign with just two goals in 17 Premier League appearances.
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