Gonna miss you — Kevin De Bruyne pens emotional farewell to Gundogan

Former Manchester City buddies Gundogan and De Bruyne.

Gonna miss you — Kevin De Bruyne pens emotional farewell to Gundogan

Izuchukwu Akawor 12:58 - 26.06.2023

Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan spent over five years together at Premier League and European champions Manchester City.

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has sent an emotional goodbye to his former teammate Ilkay Gundogan. 

De Bruyne’s message came after Gundogan completed his transfer to LaLiga champions FC Barcelona. 

Ilkay Gundogan was the star of the show as Barcelona beat Manchester City 3-1 in 2016

Barcelona confirmed the signing of German midfielder Gundogan on a free transfer from the European champions, City.

De Bruyne sends message to Gundogan

The 32-year-old has signed a two-year contract that will see him swap City for Barcelona until the summer of 2025. 

Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City.
Ilkay Gundogan

With the transfer, Gundogan will play for the Catalans next season, bringing an end to his seven-year successful stint in England. 

Following the confirmation of the transfer, Gundogan’s teammate De Bruyne has written to his former teammate. 

The Belgian midfielder admitted that he will miss the German superstar in a message on his social media account. 

Kevin De Bruyne, Pep Guardiola and Gundogan during their time at Manchester City.

“More than a teammate! Thank you legend,” De Bruyne stated on the post. “Gonna miss you at this club. But you leave with all the memories together.”

Meanwhile, in a related development, Gundogan’s contract at Barcelona includes an interesting clause. 

According to a post by Barcacentre through a Spanish journalist, Gundogan can also leave the Catalans even before kicking a ball at the club.

Guardiola and Gundogan

The German and the club have reportedly agreed to insert a clause in his contract that could allow him to cancel his contract before the close of the current transfer window.

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