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'Brothers already' - Kevin de Bruyne excites Man City fans with Erling Haaland message

By Alex Brotherton

Kevin de Bruyne put on a four-goal masterclass as Manchester City romped to a 5-1 win at Wolves on Wednesday night, a result that extended the Blues' lead at the top of the Premier League table to three points with two games remaining.

City's Belgian midfielder has been brilliant over the past few months, but at Molineux he was on another level. After 24 minutes he had completed his hat-trick, and before the night was out he added a fourth as well as creating a number of chances for his teammates.

That aside though, one of the main talking points was De Bruyne's celebration after his third goal. After seeing his left-footed rocket nestle in the bottom corner, De Bruyne performed a meditation pose, touching his thumbs and index fingers together and raising both arms.

READ MORE: Kevin De Bruyne strikes Erling Haaland celebration pose after scoring Man City hat-trick vs Wolves

It's a celebration often performed by Erling Haaland. With City announcing this week that they have agreed to sign the 21-year-old striker from Borussia Dortmund, plenty of City fans saw De Bruyne's celebration as a welcome gesture.

De Bruyne denied this when put to him, saying: "I did a couple of interviews and they said was it [Erling] Haaland? I just did it because I scored three!"

Regardless of whether it was intentional or pure coincidence, it had City fans on Twitter pretty excited.

@BabaBooeyMCFC: That celebration was so cold!

@halaand09: Can't wait to see that combination boy!

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