Manchester City forward Nolito set to complete £7.9m move to Sevilla

Pauline Gross
July 17, 2017

A deal between the two clubs, understood to be in the region of £8million, was agreed on Saturday and the winger underwent a medical on Sunday afternoon.

As reported by the La Liga outfit's official website, the Spain worldwide is set to undergo a medical later today and if successful will put pen-to-paper on a three-year deal at Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium - thus ending his short stay in England.

Sevilla had first tried in May and have maintained contact while Real Betis and Nolito's former club Celta Vigo also asked to take him on loan.

Sevilla, who finished fourth place in La Liga last season, have intensified their pursuit of Nolito after selling influential forward Vitolo to Atletico Madrid for 36 million euros (£31.5m) last week.

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Completion of the deal comes a day after the Spanish club confirmed it struck a deal with City to bring in the 30 year-old, who will now travel to join his new team-mates' pre-season campaign in Japan.

He struggled to adapt to life in England and with another three years left on his contract was itching for a quick return to Spain.

"I've learnt very, very little English".

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