'He's very good. He's a very dynamic player, ' said Guardiola of De Bruyne.
De Bruyne, who joined City from Wolfsburg in 2015, signed a six-year deal at The Etihad in January.
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"He's an incredible boy", Guardiola said. The clause is €250m. "I'm sorry, he's not for sale".
The Spaniard went on to praise his midfielder, adding, "De Bruyne does everything and everything well, but still has room to grow".
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"I don't know anything about that", the Manchester City manager said. Argentina? No, thank you.
Guardiola is happy with the strength and fitness of his squad after noting a month ago that his players were not at maximum effectiveness. The Catalan agreed a two-year contract extension in May that ties him to the club until June 2021. We took it on with some incredible players, a young president (Joan Laporta), Txiki (Begiristain).it was a generation of brutal players and the best player in the world (Lionel Messi).More news: Sick Southern Resident orca hasn't been seen for 'several days'
Last season De Bruyne scored eight goals for the Premier League champions and aso came up with 16 assists as the team broke all sorts of records in England. "I do not feel judged by a defeat or victory".