Video: De Bruyne's top five goals show why Manchester City are so keen

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The Belgian playmaker has made a habit of scoring spectacular goals for Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga and they make for essential viewing.

Manchester City mean business in the Premier League this season and nowhere is that more evident than in the club's pursuit of Kevin De Bruyne.

The Wolfsburg playmaker has been linked with a move to the Etihad for much of the summer, having impressed in the Bundesliga over the last season-and-a-half.

It would now appear that the Sky Blues are set to get their man too, with the Guardian reporting that City are set to complete the £54 million signing of the 24-year old, pending a medical.

Part of the team that won the DFB Pokal last season, De Bruyne even found the net in the final, helping the Wolves to a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.

An all-round attacking force for his Bundesliga employers, the Belgian international has racked up a sensational 31 assists in 18 months of football in Germany.

But what is equally impressive are the number of goals scored during that time, with the 24-year-old racking up a solid 18 to his name.

These aren't any old goals either, with each showing the kind of quality that could make De Bruyne a hugh presence in the Premier League for Manchester City.

From the sublime footwork and finishing of this memorable effort against Freiburg...

To something more measured and precise, like this crucial leveller from a match with Schalke last season...

De Bruyne's predatory instincts also see him take up the kind of positions that make fine finishes like this look easy...

Make no mistake though: when he wants to, he can welly the ball with the kind of power and accuracy you only find at the top of the professional game...

Best of all, De Bruyne can never be accused of being a flat-track bully, having shone with sensational goals like this effort against Bayern Munich...

The only question now is whether he can replicate this kind of form at the Etihad!

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