Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Deportivo May Delay Moreno's City Arrival

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Deportivo May Delay Moreno's City Arrival

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CITY may not see one of their new summer signings join up with the squad until 2018!

The Blues spent Pounds 4.75m on Colombia international Marlos Moreno in the summer and then immediately loaned him out to Deportivo La Coruna.

And the 19-year-old is hoping to finally announce himself in La Liga on the biggest stage of them all, when Depor face Barcelona at the Nou Camp a week tomorrow.

Moreno is still coming to terms with life in Europe, making two starts and two substitute appearances - and is yet to score.

And with Deportivo claiming there is an option to extend his one- year stay with them to two years, it could be a while before he is fighting for a place with the Blues.

Depor sporting director Richard Barral said: "Arriving at a young age and coming from another country you always run the risk that in the first year, you won't fit. …

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