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Manchester City's Patrick Roberts set to join Girona on loan - sources

Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts is set to join Spanish club Girona on a season-long loan deal, sources have told ESPN FC.

Roberts, 21, has spent the last two seasons on loan at Scottish champions Celtic, who had been keen to sign him for a third year.

But he is now set to switch to City Football Group club Girona, who finished 10th in La Liga last season, with Celtic set to take Australia winger Daniel Arzani from City on a two-year loan deal instead.

Arzani, 19, completed a move to the Etihad Stadium from another CFG club, Melbourne City, on deadline day and a move to Scotland is seen as a good way to help with his development.

City could conclude a number of loan deals before European transfer windows shut.

Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz, 20, may follow Roberts to Girona, where he spent last season, after being denied a work permit, while Spanish midfielder Aleix Garcia joined Girona on loan for a second season earlier in the summer.

Belgium defender Jason Denayer is another expected to leave the club in August, with his former clubs Celtic and Galatasaray interested, according to reports.


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