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Kevin De Bruyne drops bombshell trace over Saudi Arabia switch


Kevin De Bruyne has admitted the riches on supply in Saudi Arabia could also be an excessive amount of to show down as he approaches the top of his Manchester Metropolis profession.

The midfielder, who turns 33 later in June, is approaching the ultimate 12 months of his contract with Metropolis and is one of many high priorities for Saudi Professional League sides alongside Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah.

Talking to Het Laatste Nieuws, De Bruyne confessed he’s already occupied with life after Metropolis and revealed he has already had the go-ahead from his spouse, Michele, to take the household abroad.

“For Michele, an unique journey is okay,” he defined. “These are additionally conversations that we’re more and more having as a household.

“I nonetheless have one 12 months left on my contract, so I’ve to consider what might occur. My eldest baby is now eight years previous and is aware of nothing however England. He additionally asks how lengthy I’ll play for Metropolis. As soon as the second comes, we must take care of it in a sure approach.”

Kevin De Bruyne

De Bruyne helped Metropolis to a different Premier League title / Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/GettyImages

Pressed particularly concerning the curiosity from Saudi Arabia, De Bruyne admitted: “At my age, it’s important to be open to all the pieces.

“You are speaking about unbelievable quantities of cash in what stands out as the finish of my profession. Generally it’s important to take into consideration that. If I play there for 2 years, I will earn an unbelievable sum of money. Earlier than that I needed to play soccer for 15 years and I’ll not even attain that quantity but.

“You need to take into consideration what that might imply subsequent. However in the intervening time I have never had to consider that but.”

90min understands Metropolis are hoping to tie De Bruyne all the way down to a brand new contract, with supervisor Pep Guardiola even urging the Belgian to stay till the top of his profession.