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‘Thank you Edin’: Twitter reaction to Dzeko’s season-long loan move from Man City to Serie A giants

Edin Dzeko‘s season-long loan move from Manchester City to Serie A giants AS Roma was confirmed by both clubs on Wednesday afternoon and the striker’s departure has been a hot topic on social media.

The Bosnia and Herzegovina hitman arrived at the Etihad Stadium from Bundesliga outfit VfL Wolfsburg during the January transfer window in 2011 and went on to become a favourite at the club as he popped up with a crucial equaliser in the dramatic finale against QPR to clinch the league title in the 2012-13 season.

However, last season the 29-year-old saw his first-team opportunities limited following the arrival of Wilfried Bony as he made just 11 starts in the league and scored four goals.

In a bid to play more regularly and with next summer’s European Championships in mind, Dzeko has decided to join Roma initially on-loan for the season and the option of turning it into a permanent deal lies with the Giallorossi.

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Judging by the reaction of some City fans on Twitter, Dzeko’s departure has been met with sadness:

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