Browsing Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester Derby: Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho & Some Things Don’t Change

Posted on 11 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

Despite all of the praise and mostly the points, Manchester United under Jose Mourinho seemed star struck and frozen when meeting with Manchester City under Pep Guardiola, letting the industriousness of Fernandinho tear his midfield apart, while the front consisting of Kevin de Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Nolito and Kelechi Iheanacho ran amok for the first 45 minutes. More

Chelsea FC Transfer Rumors – Juan Mata & Kevin de Bruyne Leaving to Atletico Madrid

Posted on 3 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s been rough for some players at Chelsea this season, probably more than anyone for Juan Mata and Kevin de Bruyne, who pretty much occupy the same position at the team, but aren’t favorites for their manager. At least one of them might be sold in the January transfer window, with Atletico Madrid showing a great interest in both of them, hoping that sort of arrival will help boost their chances to win the La Liga title. More

Mourinho Knows What He’s Doing, But He Does Make Mistakes

Posted on 14 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Drama and controversy always follows Jose Mourinho, and nothing has changed since his return to Chelsea and the Premier League, mostly noted for his early benching and treatment of Juan Mata and his decision to loan out Romelu Lukaku, even though he might have been the best striker on his squad. More

Chelsea FC – Eden Hazard No Longer Special

Posted on 10 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

When Eden Hazard first arrived at Chelsea from France, he was considered as the best U-21 talent in European football. Over a year later and after playing for three different managers, it seems the Belgian wonderkid is not exactly the player he should have turned out to be, instead being suffocated too much by tactical instructions and limitations. More

Chelsea FC – Jose Mourinho Hates Being Asked About Kevin de Bruyne

Posted on 1 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Now that Juan Mata is back in the lineup, Jose Mourinho is being questioned for another player that’s on the bench – Kevin de Bruyne. However, the Chelsea manager doesn’t like being asked questions that don’t fit his agenda, giving him the trigger needed to get up and leave in the middle of a press conference. More

Chelsea FC – Eden Hazard Continues to be Suffocated by Tactics

Posted on 27 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

Even though it seemed Chelsea and especially their manager, Jose Mourinho, were quite pleased with the goalless draw they managed to produce, the defensive selections and the neutralizing of creative players like Eden Hazard or Juan Mata (who didn’t even play) do create some sense of concern about the kind of football the club is going to produce this season. More

Chelsea FC – Fernando Torres Still Has Someone Believing in Him

Posted on 19 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

There were a few surprising names in the first lineup used by Jose Mourinho on his Chelsea return, one of them being Fernando Torres, who didn’t look like someone who is going to play a vital part on the new look team. More

Chelsea FC – Romelu Lukaku & Kevin De Bruyne Have a Part to Play Next Season

Posted on 11 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

Youth development, Chelsea and Jose Mourinho don’t always go together, but the announcement from the Portuguese manager regarding Romelu Lukaka, Kevin De Bruyne and to a lesser extent, Tomas Kalas, means maybe wasting money on expensive signings isn’t the way to go, and starting to use the impressive youth talents reservoir the club assembled over the past few years is finally happening. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea & Manchester United Chasing Robert Lewandowski

Posted on 6 May, 2013, by in Soccer

It seems the race for Robert Lewandowski is growing by the second, with Manchester United drifting away from their exclusiveness on the striker, suddenly turning into the hottest commodity in Europe. Borussia Dortmund aren’t too inclined to sell, but Chelsea might have the edge in the Premier League race for the Polish striker, not necessarily because of money. More

Chelsea FC – Andre Schurrle Deal Depends on Kevin de Bruyne

Posted on 27 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

While the part of Kevin de Bruyne in the deal is still to be determined, both Chelsea and Bayer Leverkusen want to complete their issue with Andre Schurrle, who most likely will become a Blues player in the next few days, if everything progresses according to plan. More