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Kevin de Bruyne

23-Year-Old Midfielder     VfL Wolfsburg  Bundesliga


Belgium

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

May 16, 2015    Kevin de Bruyne News

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De Bruyne assisted on Daniel Caligiuri's goal in the first minute of Wolfsburg's 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, his 21st assist of the season, which is a new single-season league record.

De Bruyne has been magical for Wolfsburg this season, as his 21 assists are tops in the big European domestic leagues. While he's assured Wolfsburg of qualifying for next season's Champions League, he has been heavily rumored to be leaving the club this summer, with Manchester City appearing to be the likeliest landing spot.

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April 17, 2015

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De Bruyne had a game-high 12 crosses as Wolfsburg lost 4-1 Thursday to Napoli in the Europa League.

De Bruyne was typically creative throughout but could not help Wolfsburg avoid an embarrassing home defeat. The Belgian was one of very few positives in a dismal team display, constantly sending dangerous balls into the box and producing the highest pass accuracy on the side.

April 4, 2015

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De Bruyne got an assist as Wolfsburg recorded a 3-1 win Saturday over Stuttgart.

De Bruyne continued his excellent season with an assist for Andre Schürrle in the 76th minute. The Belgian had an eventful game, producing two crosses in all and having three shots.

March 31, 2015

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Reports suggest that Manchester City director of football Txiki Begiristain met with De Bruyne's representatives as the team continues to work on a potential transfer move for the midfielder, reports the Daily Mail.

While Wolfsburg would like to keep De Bruyne for another season, the checkbooks of Manchester City, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint Germain could be too much to resist. The midfielder has attracted attention from each of those clubs, and could prove to be an interesting transfer storyline this summer.

March 19, 2015

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A host of Premier League teams may be lining up to bring De Bruyne back to the Premier League after Chelsea sent him to the Bundesliga in January of 2014, according to the Premier League.

Manchester City, Manchester United, and others have all been rumored to be interested in the midfielder. City's director of football will be on hand to watch him in person in Thursday's Europa League match.

March 5, 2015

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De Bruyne got an assist Wednesday as Wolfsburg beat RB Leipzig in the DFB Pokal.

De Bruyne added to his impressive three assists on Sunday, with an assist in the last 16 of the German cup. The in-form winger set-up Daniel Caligiuri on 20 minutes to open the scoring.

March 1, 2015

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De Bruyne picked up three assists during Wolfsburg's 5-3 win over Werder Bremen on Sunday, increasing his season total to 15.

There is not a single player in the top-5 European leagues with more assists than De Bruyne this season, with only Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas matching his total. His remarkable play would be a high topic of discussion if not for teammate Das Bost, who netted twice Sunday to increase his 2015 goal total to 15, including nine in his last four Bundesliga matches.

February 14, 2015

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De Bruyne recorded his 12th Bundesliga assist this season during Wolfsburg's 5-4 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.

De Bruyne has been on fire of late, scoring five goals and assisting on two others in the four matches after the winter recess. Up next is an enticing home match against 15th-place Hertha Berlin.