VFL Wolfsburg director Klaus Allofs, while speaking to German media outlet Die Welt, revealed why Wolfsburg allowed Kevin de Bruyne, once a prized Wolfsburg asset, to complete his fifth transfer in four years and become Manchester City’s record signing during the summer transfer window. Following an unsuccessful spell with Premier League champions Chelsea, the former Werder Bremen starlet kick-started his career under Dieter Hecking as he was directly involved in 57 goals in 73 appearances for the Wolves and it is true to say that his wizardry has not diminished even a bit at the back of his second Premier League switch. The Wolfsburg director revealed that they made efforts to keep hold of their talisman, but gave up when the Citizens came knocking with a ludicrous offer. He also claimed that they let him go, despite the Belgian midfielder being highly influential, only because of the fact that the offer Manuel Pellegrini tabled was an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take […]
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