Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Spain Striker Nolito Not Interested in 'Girlfriend'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Spain Striker Nolito Not Interested in 'Girlfriend'

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CELTA Vigo forward Nolito is not distracted by speculation over his club future as he presses ahead at Euro 2016.

The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to City and a reunion with Pep Guardiola, who he played under briefly at Barcelona before moving to Benfica.

Reports from Spain this week claimed the player had verbally agreed a move to the Etihad and would arrive later this summer.

Nolito is currently with Spain at the European Championship and started their opening game with the Czech Republic as Gerard Pique gave his side a 1-0 win.

And his reaction to talk about City's interest suggests the forward is not planning to link up with David Silva and the rest of the Blues following the tournament.

"I just learned about my latest 'girlfriend,' but the truth is I am focused on the tournament, on the national team," he said. …

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