The figures of Kevin De Bruyne’s new Manchester City contract have been revealed, and the Belgian international is receiving a considerable pay rise.
The midfield star has put pen to paper on a new deal that will keep him at the Etihad Stadium until 2025.
While the agreement between the club and player may have taken a while longer than many expected, the deal appears to be satisfactory to the Belgian - who represented himself in the negotiations.
According to the Mirror, the Belgian’s previous salary of £300,000 per week will rise to nearly £400,000 per week, making him the club’s highest paid player and one of the highest paid athletes in the Premier League.
“Since joining City in 2015, I have felt at home. I love the fans, my family are settled here in Manchester and my own game has developed really well", said De Bruyne upon signing his new deal.
He continued, “This football club is geared for success. It offers me everything I need to maximise my performance, so signing this contract was a straightforward decision.”
Reports now suggest that the club will move onto the rest of their squad and will look to wrap up new deals for Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling, and Phil Foden, while John Stones is also set to receive a new deal as a reward for his incredible rise this season.
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