Wolfsburg are hopeful they will complete the signing of Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne soon.
De Bruyne has only featured for Chelsea three times in the Premier League this season and doesn't seem to be in Chelsea's plans for the future.
The London side have just signed Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic and it seems that the Belgian is likely to leave Stamford Bridge so he can get more game time ahead of the World Cup in the summer where he will be fighting for a place in the squad.
German club Wolfsburg are confident they can sign the Chelsea man in this months transfer window and are reportedly ready to pay nearly £17million for the 22-year-old.
De Bruyne had a successful spell in Germany last season on loan at Werder Bremen scoring 10 goals in 33 appearances in the Bundesliga.
Wolfsburg are currently on a mid season tour in China but sporting director Klaus Allofs believes the deal is close, reports the Independent.
Allofs said: "Kevin is in Wolfsburg. We hope that everything so far is going to plan."
The Belgian hasn't scored for Chelsea this season and seems to be looking to play his football elsewhere as the Blues manager Jose Mourinho doesn't seem to want to include the young Belgian.
Wolfsburg are currently sitting fifth in the Bundesliga only two points behind Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund.
The German side are unbeaten in nine games, a run stretching back to the fifth October when they lost at home to Eintracht Braunschweig 2-0.
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