De Bruyne to reject new City deal?

English Premier League

Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne is reportedly set to reject a new deal at the club after being left 'disappointed' by the offer.

De Bruyne still has two-and-a-half years left on his current deal, but the Citizens reportedly opened talks about an extension last year following his fine form.

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English publication the Times claim the Belgian was disappointed by the clubs first offer and is set to turn it down.

Despite the recent reports, manager Pep Guardiola is convinced De Bruyne will extend his contract with the Manchester outfit.

"I'm pretty sure that he will stay but at the same time we have to respect the process," Guardiola told Sky Sports.

"I don't know what's going on because I didn't speak with Txiki [Begiristain, Man City director of football] but he knows how we perceive him - not just as a football player, but as a person, how important he is for the club. But I'm not worried.

"At the end, it's his decision and hopefully it's going to finish well."

Meanwhile, the Athletic report that De Bruyne has been offered less money than his current deal as City are trying to make funds a possible deal for Lionel Messi.

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