The Belgium midfielder was a key player in their away victory over Chelsea with his incisive passing.
And Hiddink has lauded the ability of the 24-year-old, though he stopped short of claiming Chelsea made a mistake in offloading De Bruyne two years ago.
“He is very keen on playing in between the lines,” “He was a beautiful player to see.
“Unless you play them, it is beautiful to see. “It is beautiful to see how he has developed himself.”
Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in City’s victory on yesterday at Stamford Bridge , which moved them above Arsenal and into third in the Premier League table.