London, Aug.31 :Manchester City has confirmed the signing of Belgian international midfielder Kevin De Bruyne in a six-year deal. The fee is expected to be fifty one million pounds for the player. The 24-year-old said he wants to reach the highest level possible and would like to win some titles for the club.
City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted that his club is delighted to have De Bruyne, adding that he has no doubt about his skills, the Guardian reports. Pellegrini further said De Bruyne has all the mental, physical, tactical and technical attributes required to fit into the club. (also read: VfL Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne named Bundesliga player of the year)
De Bruyne is City’s fourth signing after England internationals Sterling and Fabian Delph and Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi. The player has made 51 appearances for Wolfsburg last season. He became one of the Europe’s most creative midfielders,with 33 assists in 72 appearances for the German side.