Bayer Leverkusen are closing on a deal for Chelsea winger Kevin de Bruyne.

The Mirror says De Bruyne's agent has discussed a £12.5million January move to Bayer Leverkusen with the midfielder's current club, Chelsea.

Belgium international De Bruyne has also been linked with a return to Germany - where he was on loan last year with Werder Bremen - with another Bundesliga side, Schalke.

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