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Manchester City 'finalising Kevin De Bruyne deal with Wolfsburg', Sky Germany report

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Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs says the club want to convince Kevin De Bruyne to stay

Manchester City are finalising a deal to sign Kevin De Bruyne from Wolfsburg and it could be completed on Tuesday, Sky Germany report.

The clubs have been in advanced negotiations over a deal worth £50.4m since late last week but, due to the complex nature of the agreement, Monday will come too soon for an announcement.

De Bruyne was present at Wolfsburg's training ground on Sunday, although he did not take part in any sessions - but the Belgium international is expected to train normally with the squad on Monday.

The 24-year-old played 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw with FC Koln in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

De Bruyne, who spent an unsuccessful two years at Chelsea until January 2014, revealed a potential return to the Premier League back in June when he confirmed his agent had had informal contact with City representatives.

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Image: Kevin De Bruyne is close to a move to Manchester City, Sky Germany understand

Sky sources reported earlier in August that City had launched an initial £47m bid for the attacker, but it was rejected.

Wolfsburg's sporting director Klaus Allofs denied that a formal offer had been made, but subsequently admitted that he and the club were expecting such an event imminently.

That bid came last week and was agreed by the Bundesliga club, despite De Bruyne being lured into stating he was staying at Wolfsburg at the Sport-Bild awards, angering his agent.

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