Swansea City Prepare Move for Former Striker Following Disastrous Man City Spell

Wednesday July 19th, 2017

Swansea City are exploring the possibility of re-signing former forward Wilfried Bony this summer, despite interest from teams in France, Turkey and China. 

The Daily Mail report that Bony, 28, never really settled within the blue half of Manchester, managing to score only six goals for the Citizens' since his arrival in 2015. 

In addition to this, he spent the 2016/17 campaign out on loan at Stoke City where he only managed to score two goals. Coincidentally, both of those goals came against Swansea City.

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The ex-Swansea striker has also been left out of the Citizens' pre-season tour, which suggests that the Ivorian striker will not be playing his football in Manchester for much longer.

The Ivorian striker is already a fans favourite at the Liberty Stadium following the 26 goals he scored in the year-and-a-half he spent at the club.

SWANSEA, WALES - MAY 21: Swansea player Fernando Llorente celebrates his and the winning goal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion at Liberty Stadium on May 21, 2017 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
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Furthermore, following Fernando Llorente’s recent injury, the Spaniard may miss the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign. Therefore, Swansea are in desperate need of an attacking outlet.

Llorente, 32, sustained a broken arm whilst on a cycling holiday with his family in Italy last month. He will also be missing his team's pre-season tour to focus upon his rehabilitation.

Swansea manager, Paul Clement, told the Swans official club website: ‘It’s difficult to know at this stage exactly when he will be fit to play.’

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