LONDON. English football manager Manchester City has completed the arrival of Belgian Kevin de Bruyne from VfL Wolfsburg. On Sunday, he signed a six-year contract with him.
Clubs have not disclosed the amount of the transfer amount. However, according to the British media, a 24-year-old offensive midfielder paid the Bundesligist £ 50m (worth 79.8m euros).
De Bruyne has become the second most expensive player in the history of English football and the most expensive reinforcement of City in club history.
The best player of the past year of the German Bundesliga is after Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamendi another great strength of the Manchester club in the current transition period.Kevin De Bruyne was among the Vfl Wolfsburg.
“I would like to be the top level player, and I believe we will have a smile at the end of the season and get some titles,” said De Bruyne for the official City website.
The Belgian returns to the English Premier League – he worked very briefly in 2012. For Chelsea, London played only five games after coming from Genk. He then went to Werder Bremen.
Then he returned to Chelsea, but he was injured. In January 2014, he transfered about twenty million euros to Wolfsburg, with whom he had a contract until 2019.
In the Bundesliga he worked out a big star. He helped his team to the second place, to win the German Cup and to return to the Champions League.But it did not keep him in the club.
There is a huge competition in the City and a fight for a place in the game. So far he has paid the club for the summer of Liverpool for Raheem Sterling, which cost almost sixty-one million euros.
The most expensive transfer to the British Isles is the arrival of Argentina’s Ángel Di María from Real Madrid to Manchestru United for 81.5 million euros. De Bruyne: “It’s an honor for me to take the 17 shirt, following in the boots of Sun Jihai & Jack Rodwell.” Pic.twitter.com/6wiExnQvdQ – The FOOTBALL Bible (@TFBible_) August 30, 2015
“We are happy to be able to strengthen Kevin’s Calibre.He has mental, physical, tactical and technical prerequisites to succeed and has become a huge boost for our team, “said coach Manuel Manuel Pellegrini.
” I have no doubts that his return to the Premier League Will be successful, “he added, quoted by the dpa agency