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This week the renewal of Kevin de Bruyne with the Manchester City como one of the undisputed pillars of the club. However, behind that renovation there is the midfielder’s decision to hire a group of experts in ‘Big Data’ to calculate what he should negotiate.
The Belgian midfielder has signed a contract until 2025 with the whole of the Premier League and according to the newspaper The Athletic he looked for these experts in data analysis to understand its performance and with this at the table, negotiate with the board.
“De Bruyne was able to show City, through the data collected, his enduring value as the most influential player., and used them to negotiate a significant salary increase under the terms of the new agreement, “says the ‘Daily Mirror’.
Both media explain that the salary of 400 thousand euros a week aumanterá to 462 thousand euros and thus he will receive about 24 million euros a year to remain the highest paid footballer of the Cityzens, reports Marca.
The numbers back it up
In addition to being the Most Valuable Player of the Premier League, The Belgian has scored 65 goals and has 101 assists in 255 games. A whole set of contributions to the current leader of the league.
Kevin de Bruyne also commissioned analysts to study the potential for success of the Manchester City based on the age and qualities of their players and in turn made a comparison with other large clubs in Europe. Everything to make the decision to stay with the club led by Pep Guardiola.
De Bruyne has no agent
Another surprising fact of Kevin de Bruyne is that he is not attached to agents like Raiola. The Most Valuable Player in the League in the 2019-2020 season he dialogues directly with the managers about his contract, supported by his father and a lawyer who observe the chat from a distance.
It should be remembered that Patrick de Koster, your former representative, was arrested in August 2020 after the player himself denounced him for money laundering and falsification of documentation.
“I’m in a good club. Good owners. Good club. We are a bit in conversations, not advanced (…) If I didn’t want to stay, it would take someone to mediate. But when you want to stay, it’s not that difficult, “De Bruyne said in November.