Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nolito Can't Wait to Leave Blues after 'Year to Forget'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nolito Can't Wait to Leave Blues after 'Year to Forget'

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NOLITO will do anything to get out of City this summer after a 'year to forget' at the club.

His signing from Celta Vigo was hailed as a coup when Pep Guardiola convinced him to pick the Blues over Barcelona, and the player initially looked perfect for the football the Catalan wanted to impose at the Etihad.

But the forward's fall down the pecking order was swift and conclusive, and the arrival of Bernardo Silva and interest in Alexis Sanchez means Nolito will have even more competition if he stays at the club.

That isn't something the 30-year-old appears remotely interested in.

A return to his former club Celta could be on the cards, but Atletico Madrid are also an option.

Nolito intends to go back to Spain but wherever he ends up, he hopes it is somewhere other than City. …

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