Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that Kevin de Bruyne ranked Zidane, Modric and Iniesta, as his top 3 Premier League midfielders on Sky Sports.
Kevin De Bruyne admits to playing the “best football” of his career at Manchester City but would prefer to avoid comparisons to Real Madrid and France legend Zinedine Zidane.
The Belgium international has established a standing as one of the finest creative influences of the modern era.
A move to the Etihad Stadium in 2015 has allowed him to take his game to even greater heights, with a record-breaking number of assists delivered over the course of four trophy-laden seasons.
De Bruyne is, however, reluctant to acknowledge the Zidane talk, telling Sport360: “I don’t know about that.
“It’s nice when people say this kind of [positive] stuff. It means I am doing good – and that’s about it.”
While the modest midfielder is keen to avoid comparing his game to anyone else, he is prepared to acknowledge that lofty standards have been set during his time in Manchester.
De Bruyne added: “Maybe, yes, I am playing my best football, but it’s so difficult to say.
“It depends how you look at football. If you look at my football in general, as a complete player, I probably am.