In the early hours of this morning, in the second round of the Premier League, Manchester City defeated Wolves 3-1 in an away game. De Bruyne passed a shot. After the game, the Belgian midfielder was asked if he wanted to break Henry's single season in an interview with Sky Sports. Premier League assist record, De Bruyne said he would rather win the Premier League championship with 5 goals and 5 assists.
In the Premier League last season, De Bruyne played 35 times on behalf of Manchester City and sent 20 assists, tying the single-season assist record set by Henry in the 2002/03 season.
In this campaign against the Wolves, De Bruyne assisted Jesus to score a goal to seal the victory in the final stage, and sent another assist in the first game of the Premier League in the new season.
After the game, in an interview with Sky Sports, De Bruyne was asked if he wanted to break Henry's assist record this season. De Bruyne said: "I would rather only score 5 goals and send 5 assists, and then Win the Premier League championship, you can contribute to the team in many ways."