EPL: Manchester City will try everything to win today, says De Bruyne
Blues' Belgian footballer Kevin de Bruyne has set his sights on brushing off Hull City's challenge to pursue his first trophy in English football
Manchester: Kevin de Bruyne has set his sights on brushing off Hull City's challenge to pursue his first trophy in English football.
Kevin de Bruyne
The Belgium international, who has made a major impact at the Etihad since joining from Wolfsburg in the summer, is likely to feature in today's League Cup quarter-final against the Tigers.
City manager Manuel Pellegrini has fond memories of the competition — it was also his first trophy in English football in 2014 — and is likely to resist the temptation to field a weakened line-up against the opponents from the Championship.
De Bruyne, the 24-year-old who was signed for £54million, said: "If we win we are already in the semi-finals — it would be nice to play in the Capital One final because if you win it's the first trophy of the season. Obviously I think we will try everything to win this."