Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ginger Pele' Makes Big Mouth Savage Eat His Words ; OPINION

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ginger Pele' Makes Big Mouth Savage Eat His Words ; OPINION

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' KEVIN de Bruyne, on current form, could inspire City to win trophies by the sackload and lift a few individual honours himself.

But he has already achieved one big thing THIS season fi making outspoken radio and TV pundit Robbie Savage admit he got it wrong!

Last year Savage hinted that the Blues had paid far too much for the Belgium international when they coughed up Pounds 54m to Wolfsburg.

The former United man pointed out that the fee made De Bruyne one of the top ten most expensive players of all time and that, while he would pay to watch the other nine, he would not shell out to watch the Blues ace in action.

De Bruyne went a long way to proving Savage wrong last season, but the way he has started this season has forced the BBC Five Live man to backtrack. …

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