Manchester City sell out of favor winger

Jul 17, 2017, 20:37

The Spain worldwide Nolito has returned to his home country to complete a medical after Sevilla announced they had reached an agreement with City to sign the 30-year-old forward for around £7.9m.

Nolito, a Spain global of 16 caps and six goals, joined City from Celta Vigo for £13.8m just 12 months ago but the Premier League side have cut their losses.

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He made a promising start to his City career, netting six goals in his first 10 appearances for Pep Guardiola's side but struggled for regular game-time as the season wore on.

Berizzo will hope Nolito can refind the form that saw him score 39 La Liga goals in 100 appearances from 2013-2016 while he was with Celta.

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The Andalusian club are in the market for a new attacking wide player after Vitolo agreed a deal to a move to Atletico Madrid via a loan spell at Las Palmas.

Sevilla have completed the signing of attacker Nolito from Manchester City for a reported €9m. "It's been a year to forget, an experience that hasn't turned out as I'd planned, but hopefully this summer we'll find a solution".

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However, he played just once more in the second half of the campaign.