Man City open to selling star defender just three years after signing him for £32m


Man City open to selling Mangala just three years after signing him for £32m

Manchester City have green lit Eliaquim Mangala’s exit from the club this summer according to AMK.

Per-the-source, City boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed that the 26-year-old will not be part of his plans next season. The daily Turkish sports paper goes onto state that Galatasaray will make with Man City for Mangala in the near future.

The Lions are keen to get their transfer dealings done as soon as possible this year.

AMK state that Galatasaray are looking to loan the France international with the option of signing him at the end of next season.

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Mangala joined City from Porto for a lofty £32 million back in August 2014 (BBC).

The France international struggled to settle in at City and ended up out on loan to Valencia this season.

Mangala has scored two goals in 25 apperances for Valencia this season. The 26-year-old will serve a one game suspension this weekend following his sending off against Barcelona a fortnight ago.

Valencia take on Deportivo in the Spanish League this weekend.