The new Messi: Fans wax lyrical about Man City star Kevin De Bruyne after 4-0 win v Bournemouth [Tweets]

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Man City star Kevin De Bruyne spent his Saturday afternoon causing a social media frenzy, after the midfielder’s sensational display during his side’s 4-0 victory against Bournemouth at the Etihad.

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The Belgian midfielder, has always had a reputation of being a real gem in the making, but it seems as though under City boss Pep Guardiola, De Bruyne, is starting to blossom and at this moment in time it’s hard to argue against the claims that the 25-year-old is the best player in the Premier League right now.

De Bruyne, who scored in the win over against Manchester United last week, played behind main striker Iheanacho and caused Bournemouth all sorts of problems as he was involved in all his side’s goals before going off to a standing ovation.

The victory on Saturday made it fine wins out of five or Pep Guardiola’s side, and if Kevin De Bruyne can keep up his deadly form, there won’t be many sides able to last the pace with the current league leaders.

After the thrashing of Bournemouth, football fans took to Twitter to wax lyrical about Manchester City and the man of the moment Kevin De Bruyne.

Take a look at some of the Tweets below.

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Opta: Kevin De Bruyne has had a hand in 34 goals in his 48 appearances for Manchester City in all competitions (18 goals & 16 assists)

— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) September 17, 2016

Guardiola said only messi is better than De Bruyne.

He should be expecting an official statement from the ronaldo fanclub

— kenna (@kennagq) September 18, 2016

An easy one to see. Kevin De Bruyne is currently the best player in the Premier League. Needed that central starting position.

— Paul Hayward (@_PaulHayward) September 17, 2016

Is there a better example of the wall not doing its job than Kevin de Bruyne's first goal? #MOTD #MCFC #AFCB pic.twitter.com/5MrqZPCgkn

— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) September 17, 2016

Kevin De Bruyne for Manchester City:

- 48 games
- 18 goals
- 16 assists

£60 million reject? pic.twitter.com/gU9TJR4brv

— TheFootballRepublic (@TheFootballRep) September 17, 2016

Kevin De Bruyne is world class, he literally made all 4 goals yesterday! #MOTD

— Luke Pearce (@lukepearce93) September 18, 2016
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