Chelsea supervisor, Frank Lampard has published why Kevin De Bruyne left Chelsea in 2014.
The Belgium international has since established himself as one amongst the suitable midfielders on this planet.
De Bruyne moved to Stamford help in January 2012 from Belgian club Genk for a reported fee of £7 million.
The midfielder remained on the club on mortgage till the stop of the season, sooner than joining Bundesliga aspect Werder Bremen on mortgage throughout the 2012-13 season.
The Belgium international returned to Stamford Bridge the following season and struggled to mix himself into the team then handled by Jose Mourinho.
He made handiest nine appearances for the club and became once released by Chelsea to affix Wolfsburg and there he rebuilt his reputation in European soccer.
From there, the Belgium international joined Manchester Metropolis sooner than the 2015-16 season, the put he has gone on to alter into one amongst the suitable midfielders on this planet.
Lampard, who became once serene an stuffed with life player for the Blues when De Bruyne became once there, gave his thoughts on why the Belgian left.
“Kevin became once stopping more for the No.10 space or one amongst the 2 broad gamers,” he commended his press conference.
“When he became once with us in his younger days, we had been doubtlessly pretty smartly stacked in those attacking areas.
“Eden [Hazard] became once right here, [Andre] Schurrle became once right here, Juan Mata became once right here and what I undergo in mind from Kevin became once a valid hunger and must advance help in and play.”
Lampard acknowledged he did no longer know what in fact came about between De Bruyne and Mourinho nevertheless added that he respects the truth the Belgian left the club to pursue frequent soccer.
De Bruyne has helped the Cityzens to a total of five Premier League titles among a variety of trophies. He’s now on the level of winning the Champions League and FA Cup this season.
The Belgian lifted the Premier League with Manchester Metropolis earlier on Sunday after beating his used club Chelsea 1-0 on the Etihad.