Goal have reported Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne is open to entering negotiations for a new contract, under the condition the club are not banned from the Champions League for two seasons.
One of the main talking points surrounding the announcement of City's ban from the Champions League for two seasons, pending an appeal, was the future of some key men - in particular Kevin De Bruyne.
The Belgian has been in red-hot form this season and was on track to beat Thierry Henry's Premier League assist record of 20.
Now, Goal say the midfielder is 'open' to entering negotiations with the club over a new contract - once the Champions League ban is overturned.
All the noise from the club suggests they're confident they can overturn the ban once the CAS hearing takes place between the 8th and 10th of June. If they can do that, securing De Bruyne on a long-term deal would be the next order of business.
One things for sure, De Bruyne is City's most valuable asset and maybe their most gifted footballer; so losing him would be a massive blow to any future domestic and European endeavours.
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