Kevin De Bruyne is adamant he has damaged Thierry Henry’s Premier League help file.
The Man City playmaker scored twice and assisted one objective in his aspect’s final-day 5-Zero win over Norwich on Sunday.
That help put De Bruyne stage with Henry’s file (20) from the 2002/03 marketing campaign.
In a 3-Zero win at Arsenal final December, De Bruyne harshly had an help taken off him for a Raheem Sterling objective.
The 29-year-old’s cross took a faint deflection off a Gunners defender earlier than reaching Sterling, who tapped the ball in.
Talking after the Norwich thumping, De Bruyne appeared to reference that objective and one other one.
He stated: “I’ve bought two extra [assists]. You guys took two away from me.
“I’m nonetheless claiming that one. For me I used to be already there [level with Henry’s record].”
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De Bruyne, who additionally scored 13 league objectives this season, got here second to Jordan Henderson because the Liverpool captain received the PFA Participant of the Yr award.
Whereas Henderson’s stats had been nowhere close to the Belgium midfielder, he led Liverpool to a primary top-flight title in 30 years.
Solely Barcelona star Lionel Messi (112) has extra league assists than De Bruyne (101) since his arrival in England in 2012.