Report: Manchester City’s Yan Couto very close to joining Girona on loan

Manchester City’s Yan Couto is now set to join Girona on loan. The right-back is interested in some more playing time and will join the City Group Girona side on loan for the 22/23 season. Yan Couto was previously loaned out to Girona in the 20/21 season and looks set for another spell at the Spanish club.

Manchester City continues its trend of loans and transfers away from the club this summer, and what looks like a full-scale cleanup.

Yan Couto is expected to join Girona.

Accordingsports Going through City report, Manchester City full-back Yan Couto is set to join Girona on loan for the 22/23 season. The full-back will return to the club for his second spell but only on loan and not on a permanent basis.

Manchester City prefer Couto on loan and openly do not want the player to leave the club for good.

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Couto, who has a contract with Manchester City, has never played for the first team. He spent last season on loan at Braga, as they progressed to the Europa League semi-finals.

The Brazilian defender scored one goal and contributed four assists last season during his spell at Braga.

Couto’s last spell at Girona was in La Liga but the club are now back in La Liga. The City defender can play on the right wing and right midfield, and did so a few times for Braga last season.

Many clubs wanted Couto’s signature in this window, including Marseille and Olympiakos, but it seems the player has opted to return to Girona and try to claim a return to City’s first team next season.

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