Wolfsburg star Kevin De Bruyne could be set to return to the Premier League from Bundesliga after confirming his agent has had initial talks with Chelsea FC’s title rivals Manchester City.
The former Chelsea FC player has recently been named Bundesliga player of the year after a string of sensational performances that enabled him to create a new record for the league with 25 assists for . Wolfsburg.
Naturally, the player has caught the eye of a lot of top clubs across Europe with Manchester City keen to bring him back to the Premier League to restructure their midfield following a trophyless season.
Kevin De Bruyne joined Wolfsburg in January 2014 signing a five year contract with the Bundesliga side after leaving Chelsea FC. Sold for A?18mn by Jose Mourinho then, the 23-year-old is expected to cost nearly double that now.
The Beligan international told Sky Sports News that there has been a informal contacta with Manchester City but that the decision to sell him will rest with Wolfsburg since the former Chelsea FC man is only one year into his five-year contract for the Bundesliga side.
a We say to everybody – if they want to do something they have to go to Wolfsburg, not to me,a he said.
a I always thought that I was going to talk to my club first when the season was over. And for me the season is not over. That starts probably next week or the week after but I will also be on vacation,a De Bruyne said.
a I dona t have any stress about these things. It will come this way and I know that there are a lot of rumours and the papers are writing a lot.a
Chelsea FC will be ruing they let the player go with the club in the market to recruit a midfield player as Jose Mourinho confirmed his targets for the summer window, last night.