Juventus starlet Fabio Miretti has pinpointed Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne as his role model, describing him as a ‘complete midfielder’ in a recent interview.
The 18-year-old, who made his debut for the Italian giants against Salernitana, has been attracting the attention of many this season due to his performance for the U23 and Primavera sides.
The midfielder is highly rated in the club’s youth system, and he looks set to become the next youngster to become a regular.
He was speaking about making his first appearance for the club recently and discuss why he considers De Bruyne as one of his idols, alongside Czech legend Pavel Nedved.
“Pavel Nedved has been my role model since I was a child. I was four years old and I liked him so much,” he told Tuttosport via Football Italia.
“Now, I mostly look to Man City ’s Kevin de Bruyne. What impresses me is his technique, but also his vision.
“He always knows where to pass the ball. He is a champion, a complete midfielder under every aspect.”
These Fabio Miretti’s comments were shared on Twitter by City Xtra and it attracted plenty of attention from Manchester City supporters.
“This guy knows ball.”
“He is the blueprint we’ve known this for time now ”
“Tears man kdb is rated so highly among next gen ballers.”
“If you want to learn, then join us”
“De Bruyne is the benchmark for the next gen of midfielders wether you like it or not”
“Scholes didn’t have this juice.”
“Funny enough they will compare him with Manchester United Bruno….. High time the world should recognize one of the best midfielder of all time…. King of passes and vision… #KDB.”