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Man City set for £16m windfall as EPL side eye international attacker

Swansea City are understood to be eyeing a summer move to bring Manchester City forward Wilfried Bony back to South Wales.

According to reports, the Swans are keen on taking the Ivorian attacker despite his unconvincing time at the Etihad Stadium, and are willing to write off the £16 million that the Citizens still owe for the forward [Mirror].

The Mirror’s implication is that the Citizens have already parted with £12 million to sign the frontman, who has struggled to live up to his price tag with the Sky Blues.

The 27-year-old has scored just four goals in 26 league appearances this season—of which only 13 have been starts—and has seen himself usurped by Nigerian wonderkid Kelechi Iheanacho as backup to first-choice centre-forward Sergio Aguero.

The tabloid report that incoming Citizens boss Pep Guardiola has no interest in incorporating Bony in his plans next season, and a return to Swansea—who have arguably never truly replaced the West African’s goals—may appeal to all parties.

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Bony registered a remarkable 31 goals in 30 appearances in his final Eredivisie season with Vitesse Arnhem, before hitting 17 in his first EPL season in South Wales.

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