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Why De Bruyne is better than all when City clash

While Liverpool have performed better than any other team this season, City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne deserved to be the best individual.

As Man City prepares to face Arsenal on the day of the Premier League return, let’s find out why De Bruyne will be the recipient of the most coveted individual award of English football – PFA Player of the Year.

This season, Spreadex measured the performance of Premier League players through the “Player Performance Score” system.

Spreadex’s data includes 25 points for each goal, 10 points for each assist, 10 points for each shot of a wooden frame, 5 points for each shot hit the goal and 2 points for each accurate pass in the opponent’s court.

Based on this series of skills, De Bruyne has surpassed Premier League colleagues in the rankings.

The Belgian midfielder accumulated a total of 2,465 points, 166 more than the second-ranked player, Rodri of Man City.

The most impressive thing about De Bruyne is the superiority in all the data. He has created 16 goals for his team-mates this season, four more than Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and double his teammate at City, Riyad Mahrez.

With 5 more assists, De Bruyne will surpass Thierry Henry’s English Premier League record in the 2002/03 season (20).

In addition, De Bruyne also scored 8 goals, made 23 shots on goal and had more important passes (96) than any other player. In total, De Bruyne created 23 great opportunities, more than Alexander-Arnold 7.

Hailed as an artist with the ball at his feet, Pep Guardiola’s admiration for De Bruyne is also partly due to the amount of work he does.

Instead of wandering in a third of the back of the pitch without caring about defending, De Bruyne has moved a distance (275.1 km) longer than any other Man City player this season. On average in 90 minutes, De Bruyne moved 11.5 km, just behind Rodri (11.8) and Mahrez (11.6).

However, to assess the true impact of De Bruyne on Man City, the numbers are not fully reflected.

Having missed most of Manchester City’s 2018/19 championship campaign due to injury, De Bruyne is now reimagining himself as the most comprehensive midfielder in the tournament.

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Expected squad Man City vs Arsenal: De Bruyne vs. Ozil

Expected squad for Man City vs Arsenal: Update information about the squad of the match between Man City vs Arsenal in the round of 28 Premier League match.

Man City and Arsenal will make up for the round 28 of the Premier League, and will fight the return of the No. 1 league of the fog after a time of suspension due to the epidemic.

If Pep Guardiola teachers and students set a goal of retaining 3 points to maintain the second place from the attention of Leicester City, the “Gunners” of London need 3 points to hope to win the right to attend the next Champions League/C1 season.

After being absent from the Manchester derby due to injury, Kevin De Bruyne and Aymeric Laporte recovered and certainly played in the match against Arsenal.

The good news also came with the home team when Leroy Sane completed 100% of the required volume in the past training sessions. As such, Guardiola will have the strongest squad in his hands.

Meanwhile, coach Mikel Arteta was without Lucas Torreira after the Uruguayan midfielder suffered an ankle injury in March. In addition, despite a slight training, Calum Chambers is still not ready to fight.

The positive signal for the visitors is that they have a full range of attacking options, including Mesut Oezil, Nicolas Pepe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.

Force information

Man City: Full force.

Arsenal: Calum Chambers, Lucas Torreira (injury).    

Probable teams

Man City (4-3-3): Ederson; Fernandinho, Laporte, Mendy, Walker; Rodrigo, Guendogan, De Bruyne; Sterling, Mahrez, Aguero.

Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Leno; Sokratis, Luiz, Bellerin, Saka; Xhaka, Ceballos; Ozil, Pepe, Aubameyang; Lacazette.

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Arsenal’s greatest foreign squad of 6 members “Invincibles”

Sun Sport’s greatest ever squad of Arsenal players in history, including 6 members from the “Invincibles” team (invincible) 2003/04.

Of the 11 regular starting players in the 2003/04 unbeaten campaign, only Ashley Cole and Sol Campbell were English. Therefore, it is understandable that there are many members of this historic squad who are present in the best options.

In front of goal, Jens Lehmann was in great form during that glorious season and filled the big void of David Seaman.

Center-back belongs to David O’Leary, who was born in London but plays for the Irish team. In the late 70s and early 80s, O’Leary is said to be in the top 2-3 central defenders in the world.

Standing next to it is the choice between Kolo Toure and Laurent Koscielny. Later there were more good partners like Per Mertesacker and Thomas Vermaelen, but Koscielny eventually took the position.

The two Arsenal full-backs are all modern names. On the left, Gael Clichy overtook Nacho Monreal, and Bacary Sagna was a bit better than Lauren on the right.

Lauren was converted from midfielder to defender to replace the legendary Lee Dixon, a member of “Invincibles”.

In the central midfield there are many bright candidates, including Santi Cazorla, Gilberto Silva and Cesc Fabregas. But the chosen couple was Liam Brady and Patrick Vieira.

Brady is like a “witch” with a clever left foot, great vision and a scorer. Besides him, Vieira became the most perfect central midfielder the Premier League has ever seen.

On the flanks, vast positions were reserved for Robert Pires and Marc Overmars, although Freddie Ljungberg and Alexis Sanchez also received appreciation.

As for the attack, there is no dispute with partners Dennis Bergkamp and Thierry Henry. That’s because Robin van Persie shone for a short time, Emmanuel Adebayor only exploded in two seasons.