Fans react to Kevin De Bruyne transfer

Premier League leaders Manchester City snapped up winger Kevin De Bruyne from Wolfsburg on a six-year contract.

The Belgian international, who was sold by Chelsea 18 months ago but City just spent a mega money on the playmaker.

The deal was expected to be in the region of £55m, the second huge amount paid by any English club in history, after Manchester United’s £59.7m signing of Angel Di Maria last year.

The 24-year-old attacker, who will wear the No 17 shirt at the Etihad, becomes the City’s third big-name recruit this summer, following the arrivals of Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamendi.

De Bruyne has made 51 appearances for the German club last season, scoring 16 times since joining the Bundesliga outfit from Chelsea in January last year for £18m.

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