“”De Bruyne can reach Messi and Ronaldo level”

Kevin De Bruyne’s form in Manchester City means he can reach Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Belgian coach Roberto Martinez.

De Bruyne is very important player for the Premier League leader Manchester City this season, scoring three goals and assited nine.

Asked whether he could reach Messi and Ronaldo, he told ESPN FC: “Absolutely yes.”

“The level of performance that Kevin is having this season and in the past shows that he has the potential to reach their level [Messi and Ronaldo]. The same thing does not apply to many other players, “Martinez said.