Kevin De Bruyne says he can't compete with Liverpool and Premier League top-scorer Mohamed Salah
Posted: 18 April 2018 Time: 18:00
Manchester City superstar Kevin De Bruyne has admitted defeat in the running for the PFA Player of The Year award despite being a standout performer in their dominant Premier League title triumph.
Manchester City and De Bruyne, in particular, has been a model of consistency from the first game of the Premier League season until they secured their title last weekend with five games to spare.
Leading the assist charts with 15 in the league and becoming the first player to create more than 100 chances across Europe's top-five league, the former Chelsea midfielder was rewarded with a spot in the PFA Team of the Year.
However, with Salah netting an incredible 30 goals in his debut season with Liverpool, the Belgium international admits he cannot compete with those numbers.
"Yeah, I think if you can choose nobody from our team, I think he [Salah] deserves it," he told NBC Sports. "Probably he's going to win it anyway.
"He's been remarkable and to compete with somebody that's scored that many goals, you're not going to win - but I'm very satisfied with my performances this year, with the team."