De Bruyne set to remain at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea forward Kevin De Bruyne looks likely to remain with the club next season after being given assurances from Jose Mourinho, Sky Sports understands.

The 21 year old joined the Blues from Genk eighteen months ago, before being immediately sent back to the Belgian Pro League side for the remainder of the 2011/12 campaign, while he spent the entirety of last season on loan with Bundesliga side Werder Bremen where he scored ten goals in thirty three league appearances.

He has since been linked with a move back to Germany, with Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund reportedly interested, though he know seems set to compete for a first team place at Stamford Bridge.

De Bruyne scored his third international goal in Belgium’s 2-1 world Cup Qualifier win over Serbia earlier this month.

Meanwhile, Fernando Torres scored four and missed a penalty in Spain’s 10-0 win over Tahiti in the Confederation’s Cup yesterday evening.

Juan Mata also got on the score sheet, while Cesar Azpilicueta won his first competitive international cap, playing the full ninety minutes at right-back.

In the evenings other match, Blues midfielder John Obi Mikel, who is on the verge of completing his move to Galatasaray scored Nigeria’s goal in their 2-1 defeat to Uruguay.