The Premier League’s best player is already planning a move to MLS

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne is at the peak of his powers and is the frontrunner for this season’s Premier League Player of the Season award. He has taken the league by storm but it turns out he has eyes for MLS and a move to America in the future.

The 26-year-old Belgian midfielder loves the culture of American life and is seemingly planning to make the move to Major League Soccer once his time with Manchester City comes to an end.

He has only recently signed a huge contract extension with City that ties him down until 2023, so don’t expect a move anytime soon. But his agent, Patrik De Koster, has revealed that De Bruyne has already spoken about a potential MLS move.

“I think Kevin will end his career in the USA rather than in Belgium,” De Koster said. “He has already been to America many times on holiday, and he loves the country and its culture. We have often spoken about him ending his career in the MLS.”

“He hasn’t yet had any offers from American clubs, because they know it is not worth bothering as he is at the peak of his career. Clubs in China will probably look longingly at him, but I can’t see him going over to play there.”

De Bruyne has been in incredible form for Man City this season, picking up 14 assists. The Citizens look certain to seal a first Premier League title since 2013/14, with De Bruyne heavily tipped to be named as the league’s Player of the Season.

If he were to move to MLS in the future, it’s likely that New York City FC would be frontrunners for his signature, given their ties with Manchester City. Although the league is growing at an alarming rate and so there will be no shortage of options for a player of De Bruyne’s talent, if and when the day arrives that he is looking for an MLS move.

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Manchester City talks underway for £35m-rated former Chelsea star – report

Manchester City have started their summer transfer work as talks are ongoing with £35 million-rated playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, according to talkSPORT.

The ex-Chelsea midfielder has attracted interest from top clubs all over Europe after an impressive season in the Bundesliga with Wolfsburg and it is looking likely that he is set for a big money move in the coming months.

The Belgian superstar has found the net ten times and notched 19 assists as he has helped Wolfsburg secure a Champions League place for next season.

Patrick De Koster, De Bruyne’s agent, told talkSPORT that City have confirmed their interest but they are not alone in their pursuit of the talented 23-year-old midfielder.

“Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have made informal contact with me, but there have been no official offers,” De Koster said.

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“The situation has now changed with Wolfsburg qualifying for the Champions League next season, so wherever he plays next season it will be in the Champions League.”

De Koster hasn’t revealed too much on where De Bruyne will be playing next season, but insists it will be a Champions League club and the choice of club is with his client.

“If Wolfsburg decide to sell Kevin, then he will have a choice of clubs who can win their domestic league and challenge for the Champions League as well. The choice is his.”

City will be looking to rejig their squad this season after a difficult and frustrating campaign on all fronts and if they can secure De Bruyne it will be a step in the right direction to rebuild.

It looks as if Yaya Toure will be moving on amongst others but De Bruyne will face tough competition for a number-ten role with David Silva enjoying another successful season at the Etihad.

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Chelsea, United and City to battle for Europe’s most creative midfielder

Former Chelsea playmaker Kevin De Bruyne is being chased by three Premier League clubs after impressing with Wolfsburg this season and the Blues are joined by Manchester United and Manchester City in their ÂŁ40 million pursuit for the Belgian star.

De Bruyne has been the most creative midfielder in Europe this season after racking up an incredible 24 assists in 39 games across all competitions with Bundesliga side Wolfsburg, who he joined from Chelsea for ÂŁ18 million in January 2014.

He has only been with Wolfsburg for 14 months but is already being tipped to move again and the Premier League trio will have to fight Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain for the 23 year old’s signature.

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De Bruyne is reportedly keen on a move back to Chelsea, despite the fact he struggled to see much game time under Jose Mourinho, and ESPN are reporting that the talented playmaker could return to Stamford Bridge this summer.

Any move is likely to depend on whether Wolfsburg qualify for the UEFA Champions League next season. They have two chances to do as they currently sit second in the Bundesliga table behind Bayern Munich, and are also in the Europa League quarter-finals. The Europa League winners will automatically qualify for next season’s Champions League and Wolfsburg are currently the tournament favourites.

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Manchester City are also keen and director of football Txiki Begiristain has already met with the player’s representatives, according to the Daily Mail. City are willing to spend ÂŁ40 million on the Belgian star as they look to challenge Chelsea for next season’s Premier League by revamping their squad over the summer.

Meanwhile, a report by talkSPORT claims that Manchester United are the front-runners in the race to sign De Bruyne and are willing to splash the cash to land the former Chelsea man.

All three Premier League giants could still be beaten to the player however, as Bayern Munich have already prepared a ÂŁ35 million offer, while Paris Saint-Germain are monitoring the situation closely.

Kevin De Bruyne could find himself at the centre of Europe’s biggest transfer battle this summer and after contributing to 38 goals in 39 games in all competitions for Wolfsburg, it’s hardly a surprise.

Chelsea star feels Mourinho could have made mistake with De Bruyne

Eden Hazard believes Kevin De Bruyne possessed the quality required to succeed with Chelsea and his comments in L’Equipe suggest he feels Jose Mourinho was wrong to sell him to Wolfsburg.

“He is a great player,” Hazard said. “Mourinho decided to let him go and not play him.

“It was not my decision, even though I know very well that he could play at Chelsea because he has tremendous qualities.”

De Bruyne has an impressive tally of 16 assists in the Bundesliga this season along with nine goals for Wolfsburg, and he could have been the creative attacking spark Chelsea have needed in these past few weeks as they have been somewhat off the boil.

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“I think at Chelsea, you have more pressure than Wolfsburg,” Hazard added. “It’s a shame he’s gone but he’ll have a successful career.”

De Bruyne never really got a look in at Chelsea before Mourinho decided to cash in on the starlet, playing just three times, and now has some of the biggest clubs in Europe chasing him.

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