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San Diego FC gauges Kevin De Bruyne’s curiosity in potential transfer


Main League Soccer growth crew San Diego FC held a dialog with Manchester Metropolis midfielder Kevin De Bruyne’s representatives to debate the participant’s future in line with a report from The Athletic’s Tom Bogert.

In accordance with Bogert, the dialog revolved solely round De Bruyne being open to taking part in in southern California. Although, that was the extent of the dialog and no transfer is to be thought-about imminent.

De Bruyne simply gained his fourth Premier League title in a row with Manchester Metropolis offering six targets and 18 assists this season. The California-based MLS sides are historically linked to high-profile signings for older European gamers, however San Diego FC will add a brand new variable to the equation when it debuts in MLS subsequent season as an growth crew.

Kevin De Bruyne, Erling Braut Håland

De Bruyne and Erling Haaland with the Premier League trophy. / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Any curiosity or potential in an MLS transfer for De Bruyne facilities round his Manchester Metropolis contract which expires subsequent summer time. De Bruyne might retire on the finish of his contract with a formidable trophy haul. If the midfielder needs to proceed taking part in, count on MLS groups and probably Saudi Arabian golf equipment to attempt to lure De Bruyne.

In fact, there’s the added caveat that New York Metropolis FC is a part of Metropolis Soccer Group and might be a doable vacation spot for the Belgian midfielder. Certainly one of, if not the best midfielder of his technology can be a marquee signing for MLS if it ever got here to fruition.

San Diego FC had superior talks with Hirving Lozano and Sergio Ramos forward of its debut. Borussia Dortmund legend Marco Reus has additionally had conversations with Charlotte FC. The German midfielder will go away Dortmund after the Champions League remaining.