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Kevin de Bruyne

23-Year-Old Midfielder     VfL Wolfsburg  Bundesliga


Birthdate:  June 28, 1991    Birthplace:  Drongen, Belgium    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  168 lbs    

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De Bruyne assisted on both Wolfsburg's goals during their 2-0 win over Hamburger SV on Sunday, giving him six assists in his last three games and a league-leading nine on the season.

De Bruyne has simply been masterful this season for Wolfsburg, who head into the November international break in second place, four points behind Bayern Munich. With five players who have scored at least three goals, Wolfsburg has scored more than every club except Bayern, giving de Bruyne (one goal himself) plenty of opportunities to keep piling up the assists.

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July 1, 2014

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De Bruyne scored a goal and assisted on another during Belgium's 2-1 win over the United States in the round of 16 at the World Cup on Tuesday.

De Bruyne was a menace all game and it only seemed a matter of time before he and Belgium would break through. He got off six shots and was a threat to score for the full 120 minutes. The Wolfsburg youngster will have to be at top form in Belgiums' next match against a surely favored Argentina side this Saturday.

June 17, 2014

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De Bruyne's free kick in the 70th minute was headed in by Marouane Fellaini during Belgium's 2-1 win over Algeria in their World Cup opener on Tuesday.

De Bruyne could quietly be a decent fantasy option if he continues to take free kicks for a Belgium side that is expected to make a lot of noise in the tournament.

January 18, 2014

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De Bruyne has officially signed with VfL Wolfsburg after a transfer from Chelsea, ESPN FC reports.

De Bruyne struggled to get much first team action under manager Jose Mourinho, so a move back to Germany was the best way for him to get more playing time. He spent last season on loan at Werder Bremen and now heads back to the Bundesliga for an undisclosed fee. Borussia Moenchengladbach, Bayer Leverkusen, and Schalke all showed interest, although Wolfsburg was the only one willing to meet the Chelsea fee.

January 17, 2014

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De Bruyne is expected to transfer to VfLWolfsburg, after undergoing a medical exam Friday, reports.

De Bruyne hasn't been able to crack the starting XI at Chelsea, so he'll head back to Germany to get some first team football. He spent last season on loan at Werder Bremen, but it sounds like this move could be a permanent one away from Stamford Bridge.

January 10, 2014

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Chelsea reportedly have received two bids for de Bruyne from unnamed European teams, although a fee has not been agreed, the Daily Mail reports.

For all intents and purposes, de Bruyne is done at Chelsea. He has failed to gain much first team action and is expendable enough to be sold during the January transfer window. With a desire to see more playing time, he'll have to hope that Chelsea can agree on a transfer fee and let him go.

December 12, 2013

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De Bruyne's agent is scheduled to hold talks with Chelsea about De Bruyne's future with the team as speculation of a transfer to Germany grows, reports Sky Sports.

The Belgian spent last season on loan at Werder Bremen, but returned to Chelsea this season, only to struggle to make the first team. Speculation has steadily grown as the midfielder seeks more playing time.

November 21, 2013

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De Bruyne has become a target of Atletico Madrid, who could make a move for the Belgium international during the January transfer window, the Daily Mailreports.

De Bruyne has barely played this season and is clearly not in manager Jose Mourinho's plans moving forward. He could be open to a loan move to ensure fitness ahead of next summer's World Cup.