The Belgium international scored City's second goal against Leicester City with a thunderous long-range drive, and has now had a hand in 50 Premier League goals - 16 goals, 34 assists - in just 76 appearances.
De Bruyne is subsequently the quickest out-and-out midfielder to reach the milestone in the history of the competition, beating the likes of Peter Beardsley, Robert Pires and Mesut Ozil.
50 - Kevin De Bruyne has now had a hand in 50 @premierleague goals (16 goals, 34 assists). He has done this in 76 PL apps, which is the quickest by any out-and-out midfielder in the history of the competition. Wizard. pic.twitter.com/hNNYZZTyR5 — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 18, 2017
Manchester City are in incredible form currently and have yet to taste defeat in the Premier League this season, leading to speculation that they could go through the entire campaign unbeaten.
De Bruyne has scored twice this season in the Premier League, while also providing six assists.