Officials from German side have been in London all week negotiating the sale of the youngster.
Chelsea have slapped a whopping £25m price tag on the head of out-of-favour midfielder Kevin de Bruyne amid interest in the young Belgium from Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg, according to reports in the Daily Telegraph.
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The 22-year-old may have been recalled to Stamford Bridge at the end of the previous campaign by the west London club’s head coach Jose Mourinho, however, De Bruyne has still largely found himself being surplus to requirements at the Blues so far in this campaign.
However despite starting the club’s early-season league fixtures, De Bruyne has still only managed to feature in a total of nine fixtures in all competitions for the Uefa Europa League holders, just three of which have come in the Premier League.
And with the Fifa World Cup now just a few months away from kicking off, the Belgium international is understood to be desperate to quit the Premier League giants during the transfer window in the search of regular first-team football, with the likes of both Wolfsburg and La Liga high-flyers Atletico Madrid believed to be interested in De Bruyne.
But Chelsea will only allow the player to leave in January if they receive an offer of at least £25m though.