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De Bruyne opens up on why he left Chelsea

Sat 06 March 2021 | 20:53

Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne has revealed why chose to leave Stamford Bridge.

The Belgium international decided to leave

Chelsea

in January 2014 after he failed to make an impact in west London.

Wolfsburg

gave De Bruyne the chance of revival and the player has ever since gone on to become one of the best midfielders in the world with

Manchester City

.

Kevin De Bruyne has revealed why he left Chelsea, with the Belgian admitting that he never expected to a become superstar at Manchester City.

De Bruyne has told 

Sky Sports

 about his reasons for leaving Chelsea

: “I decided to go away because I felt I didn’t have any chances of playing at the time.

“I didn’t see more opportunities coming so for me, it was the best decision to leave Chelsea and go to a situation where I felt I could start again.

“Did I expect it to go this way? Obviously not because at that time it was a low point in my career but I never had any doubt in my abilities as a football player.

“I can't think what is going to happen eight years down the line playing for City, in World Cups and all that stuff. It’s wonderful.”


source: SportMob