Man United lead chase to sign £40m rated Bundesliga assist-making machine

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Old Trafford side pursue former Chelsea star.

Man United lead Chelsea in the race to sign Wolfsburg star Kevin de Bruyne according to the Metro.

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The 23 year old, who leads the Bundesliga assist making charts by some distance, is apparently strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford

Chelsea elected to sell the Belgian in January 2014, after making just two Premier League starts for the West London side, and he hasn’t looked back since.

De Bruyne’s efforts have helped his side to a solid footing in second spot in the Bundesliga table, behind runaway leaders Bayern Munich, but a high-profile move to Man United may appeal to the creative midfielder.

Louis van Gaal may feel he is in need of further guile in the final third, with record signing Angel di Maria failing to impress since his move from Real Madrid last summer, and the Metro believe Man United are ready to fork out £40m for the Wolfsburg star.

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