Manchester City striker, Wilfried Bony, has been given the all clear to leave the club as long as a buyer is willing to meet their €20 million asking price.
Pep Guardiola was unimpressed with what he saw from Bony during last summer’s pre-season, and the Ivorian’s unsuccessful loan spell at Stoke City appears to have done little to change his mind.
Foot Mercato’s sources indicate that a move to Turkey could be on the horizon, with Fenerbahçe and Besiktas said to be readying moves for the former Swansea City man.
It is understood that Bony, however, would prefer to stay in England. Up until recently, he had harboured hopes of a return to City, although Foot Mercato’s report appears to rule this out.
“I love the club, the fans. I want to show that Bony is still the same player. I’ve been through a difficult time,” Bony told Sky Sports News.
“I just want to show them (City fans) I can do more than that so I just need to get myself ready.”
Unfortunately for Bony, it doesn’t look like he will be given a chance to turn his Manchester City career around, and a move away from Manchester is close to a certainty.