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De Bruyne close to Blues exit

Kevin De Bruyne is close to an exit from Chelsea after Jose Mourinho confirmed the Londoners are close to agreeing a fee with two unnamed clubs for the Belgium forward.

De Bruyne (below) joined Chelsea from Genk in January 2012 and spent the first 18 months of his Blues career on loan, initially at Genk and then on a season-long deal at Werder Bremen.

Since being given an opportunity at Stamford Bridge, he has struggled to earn a first-team place and, with the World Cup looming, is looking to move.

The 22-year-old impressed in the Bundesliga and some reports suggest personal terms have been agreed with Wolfsburg.

"He has a chance to go," Chelsea boss Mourinho said ahead of today's early kick-off at Hull City.

"We had two bids from two different clubs for Kevin. That's what the club is analysing.

"(A fee is) not agreed, but I believe that between our club and the other club we will reach an agreement."


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