Bruce tries to poach De Bruyne!

Kevin De Bruyne received a birthday surprise at St. James' Park... an offer to join Newcastle!

The Belgian celebrated his 29th birthday by opening the scoring in the FA Cup quarter-finals, coolly converting another penalty to put City in control of the tie.

Raheem Sterling doubled the advantage with a lovely curling effort as both men starred in an impressive showing, which booked the holders' place in the semi-finals.

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Reflecting on the win with CityTV, De Bruyne was interrupted by Magpies boss Steve Bruce, who jokingly claimed the midfield maestro would stay on Tyneside with his side!

Not a chance!

Watch the video above and hear birthday boy De Bruyne's thoughts on the victory...

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