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Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne has a rather surprising hobby

This sounds all sorts of tasty but we hope he's not eating too many cakes!

Footballers like to spend their time when they're not running around a field for 90 minutes, doing all sorts, from fishing to playing golf.

In fact, it is a little-known fact that Cristiano Ronaldo loves playing a bit of bingo, while ex-Arsenal 'keeper, Manuel Almunia is a World War Two expert. 

However, this Manchester City new boy has got a different and rather mouthwatering hobby that has certainly left us surprised.

So what is he doing? Well, according to a source close to the club, Kevin de Bruyne is a massive fan of the Great British Bake Off and has started baking as well.

The Belgian has been having a great time at City since moving from Wolfsburg in the summer and has already bagged three goals in just four Premier League games. 

According to the Mirror, a source revealed all about De Bruyne baking escapades: "When Kevin couldn't watch (the Bake Off) for football reasons or whatever, he would always either record it or get it on catch-up.

"He will see an idea he likes the look of, get the ingredients in and then work out how to put his own unique twist on it. He uses the other players as a tasting board - and they love it.

"Kevin actually once said the thought process behind creating a cake was very similar to coming up with the perfect pass on the pitch - it needs everything to combine together in the right way."

Kev shouldn't be making too many cakes, especially for all of City's injured players otherwise they might end up like Diego Costa.  


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