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Kevin De Bruyne insists Manchester City 'journey' to title as good as winning

Kevin De Bruyne insists Manchester City 'journey' to title as good as winning
From ESPN - April 16, 2018

Manchester City's journey to the Premier League title was just as enjoyable as the end result, according to midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.

The Belgium international, who has been with the club for three years, secured his first winners' medal as City claimed the title with five games remaining.

De Bruyne, 26, is delighted with the success but insists he has enjoyed playing his part in a season which has seen City win plenty of praise for their entertaining and attacking style.

"I have enjoyed the whole season, sometimes the journey is better than the end," De Bruyne told reporters. "It's a quick moment of enjoyment, when you look back it's been a great season.

"The team's been great, everybody has done their part, then you have to feel happy I think.

"It's not always the end result -- OK it's the most important thing -- but in the end you live 250 days to enjoy an hour, maybe a few days. OK it fills you with happiness, but we still need to enjoy the whole journey, I guess."

City won the title on Sunday after second-placed Manchester United were surprisingly beaten at home by bottom-of-the-table West Brom.

Pep Guardiola's side had won 24 hours earlier at Tottenham Hotspur and De Bruyne is not concerned about how the title was eventually secured.

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