Jose Mourinho insists he made no “mistake” in permitting Kevin De Bruyne to leave Chelsea because the decision was taken out of his palms.
De Bruyne moved from Chelsea to Wolfsburg for £ 18million in 2014 and has since gone on to grow to be one of many best midfielders in world football.
The Manchester City star received the PFA Premier League Player of the Yr for the second consecutive season this season and at present stars for Belgium in Euro 2020.
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Chelsea have been left to rue his departure, however Mourinho claims he desires him to stay at Stamford Bridge.
“It really impressed me till I made the decision I do not need this child to go on loan, I need him to stay, and in our first sport of the Premier League season he began against Hull City,” he said Mourinho talkSPORT.
“Within the second sport we obtained to Old Trafford and after this he got here to me and said, ‘I wish to play each sport, I wish to play each minute’. He put numerous stress on that.
“He needed to leave, he needed to go to Germany the place he was on loan earlier than and so happy, and his decision was to go. He put numerous stress on that and it labored really well for him.
“The story is there and the standard of the player is absolute, it is within the top 5 within the world.”
Mourinho added that De Bruyne was not ready to offer his time and watch for his chance at Stamford Bridge.
“When he was imagined to leave on loan and I made the decision for him to stay, I noticed these qualities. He did not have the expertise and maturity he has now, however his feet and imaginative and prescient had been already there, ”he continued.
“He knew precisely what he needed and he wasn’t ready for that season at Chelsea the place there have been numerous good players in the identical team, he did not have the endurance.
“He wasn’t ready for that, he was coming from a season in Germany the place he played each minute of each sport.
“Typically our coaches make errors, however that wasn’t the case. I noticed that he had the potential to do it, however he knew full well what he needed. ”