Manchester City loan out Nigerian Kayode to Shakhtar – 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers
Sunday Mar 04, 2018. 19:00
Manchester City have loaned out Nigeria international Olarenwaju Kayode to Shakhtar Donetsk.
The promising forward spent the first round of the current 2017/18 campaign on loan at Spanish La Liga side Girona FC from City.
The English Premier League giants have now shipped out Kayode to Shakhtar, who are sitting at the top of the Ukrainian Premier League log standings.
Shakhtar confirmed the signing of Kayode on their official website:
“FC Shakhtar signed a deal with the Manchester City striker Olarenwaju Kayode.”
“The loan agreement will be effective until the end of the 2017/18 season and includes the buyout option.”
“He played for Luzern (Switzerland), Maccabi Netanya (Israel) and Austria Wien (Austria). At the Vienna-based club, he became the top scorer of the Austrian league 2016/17.”
“In August 2017, he signed a four-year deal with Manchester City, England. Kayode spent the first half of the current season on loan at Girona FC (12 apps in the La Liga),” a club statement read.