That’s the view of former footballer-grew to become-pundit Stan Collymore.
Barca had been ready to cost a fortune for the Brazilian in the summertime with Philippe Coutinho determined to transport to the Nou Camp.
However, Liverpool blocked Barca’s makes an attempt to signal him and the 25-year-previous has now settled again into lifestyles on Merseyside, scoring 3 objectives in his remaining 3 outings.
But former Reds striker Collymore feels Barca will have to be taking a look at De Bruyne in the event that they need to land a marquee signing.
De Bruyne has been probably the most standout performers for Manchester City of overdue, registering two objectives and 4 assists to his title this time period.
“If I was in charge of recruitment at Barcelona I’d be looking to take Kevin De Bruyne over Philippe Coutinho all day long,” stated Collymore in his Mirror column.
“It’s now not even a competition.
“If the Brazilian is value £140m within the Catalan membership’s eyes, then the Belgian is extra like £180m or £190m.”
De Bruyne stays below contract with City till 2021, whilst Coutinho’s maintain Liverpool expires in 2022.
Barca may renew their passion within the Brazilian in January when Liverpool shall be tasked with every other nerve-racking month of looking to stay dangle in their prized asset.