Kevin De Bruyne 'spotted leaving Etihad with Cristiano Ronaldo's shirt after asking for Man Utd sub's jersey' | The Sun

MANCHESTER CITY star Kevin De Bruyne was reportedly spotted leaving the Etihad Stadium with Cristiano Ronaldo's shirt after the Manchester derby.

Pep Guardiola's side put in an outstanding performance to defeat their rivals 6-3.

De Bruyne starred in the victory registering two assists and after the game he went up to Ronaldo and asked for his jersey.

The Portuguese legend obliged handing the 31-year-old attacking midfielder his shirt, according to the Daily Mail.

The kit was of course not match worn as Ronaldo was left on the substitutes bench for the entire game.

Manager Erik ten Hag made an attacking alteration bringing on Anthony Martial for Marcus Rashford after an hour snubbing the chance to bring on CR7.


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The television cameras zoomed in on the 37-year-old who looked fuming while sitting on the bench not being brought on and seeing his team losing heavily.

Ten Hag later revealed he didn't sub him on to spare him of the humiliation.

This comes following Ronaldo's desire to leave Old Trafford over the summer but a transfer away did not materialise.

He is now a frustrated figure at Man Utd with his game time restricted to Europa League starts and brief cameos – he has scored just once this season.

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Reports suggest the ex-Real Madrid striker will look to leave the club in January and Ten Hag won't stand in his way.

As for De Bruyne, he is enjoying another fantastic year at City and has registered the most assists in the league this season with eight.

The Belgian has formed a stunning partnership with Erling Haaland assisting him in the league four times helping the Norwegian equal one of Ronaldo's records already.

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