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The 29 Manchester City loanees and how they have fared so far this season

As the summer transfer window is about to wrap-up, Manchester City’s business will be coming to a close.

While, the club has had a relatively quiet window, things have been hectic on the loan front with a total of 29 players sent out to clubs around Europe and the world.

Most of the players have been sent on-loan to City ‘s feeder clubs around the globe, but not all.

With seasons already underway everywhere across Europe and England, most players have already begun their campaigns with their new clubs.

MEN have compiled how each of City’s 29 loan players have performed so far.

Pedro Porro

The 21-year-old full-back enjoyed a successful spell on-loan at Sporting Lisbon last season and he has remained in Portugal joining Sporting once again this summer.

He suffered a bruised knee in pre-season and is yet to start a game for the club this season having made three appearances off the bench.

He will be hoping his playing time increases throughout the season.

Filip Stevanovic

Stevanovic arrived at City this summer and he was immediately shipped out on loan to Heerenveen in the Eredivisie in Holland.

The tricky winger has settled into life with the Dutch outfit and has started the season brightly registering an assist in his first start.

So far he has played three games and has looked lively in every single one them.

Ko Itakura

The Japanese international spent two and a half seasons on-loan at Groningen in the Eredivisie but this summer he decided to move for pastures new.

Itakura has joined Schalke on loan with the German club having an option to buy him outright should he impress this season.

He has featured in both of the games he has been eligible to play for the club and looks like he will be a stalwart member of the first team squad.

Nahuel Bustos

Bustos has joined Girona once again in Spain’s second tier after playing for the Spanish outfit last season.

Like last season, the 23-year-old forward has been deployed as an impact sub.

Bustos has made a cameo in two out of Girona’s three La Liga2 matches and has netted on goal so far.

Issa Kabore

The highly rated defender has joined Troyes this summer after impressing in Belgium. And Kabore already looks like a regular in the French outfit having featured in three games out of a possible four in Ligue 1 for the club.

Kabore can be deployed at right-back which is where he has featured for Troyes this season.

Ante Palaversa

The Croatian is on his fourth different loan-spell since signing for City in 2019. He joined KV Kortrijk this summer after impressing during a loan spell at the club since January.

Palaversa has started the season brightly registering two assists in five Jupiler Pro League games but has since picked up an injury.

Arijanet Muric

The Kosovan goalkeeper joined Adana Demirspor as his fifth loan club, and it seems like he will be a regular for the Turkish outfit this season.

Muric has started all three of Adana Demirspor’s first three games. He is yet to keep a clean-sheet having conceded three goals in total.

Diego Rosa

City bought the highly rated Brazilian from Gremio in January and he has been on-loan at Belgian second tier side Lommel SK ever since.

This season he has played two games in midfield and has registered one assist and looks to have established himself as a regular in the side.

Marlos Moreno

The 24-year-old Colombian is on his seventh loan spell since joining Manchester City this at Belgian outfit KV Kortrijk.

Moreno impressed at Lommel last season and he has been a regular with Kortrijjk so far making six appearances in Belgium’s top flight this season.

Luka Ilic

The brother of Ivan, who left City this summer, Luka is on his third loan-spell. Last season he impressed with NAC Breda and this summer he has joined Twente in the Eredvisie.

Ilic has started all of Twente’s first three Eredvisie games so far this season which means he will likely be a regular for the side.

Daniel Arzani

After three disappointing loan spells, the Australian has joined City’s feeder club Lommel SK this season where he will be hoping to get his career back on track.

Arzani has started both of the games he was eligible to play in Belgian’s second tier but he is yet to score or assist.

Ryotaro Meshino

The talented 23-year-old has embarked on his second loan-spell in Portugal after impressing for Rio Ave last season.

Meshino has joined Estoril Praia this time around and he has had a solid start at his new club scoring on his debut. However, he is yet to start any games after the fourth round of fixtures making three cameo appearances.

Dario Sarmiento

The highly rated Argentinian teenager joined the club from Estudiantes this summer and he has immediately gone out on loan to Girona in Spain’s second tier.

Sarmiento registered an assist on his first game for the club which earned him a start for his next game, but he was substituted just before the hour-mark and was not included in Girona’s next squad.

Yan Couto

The Brazilian enjoyed a successful season with Girona in La Liga 2 last season and he made the next-step up joining Braga this summer in Portugal’s top tier.

So far Couto has only just made his debut for the club in a two minute cameo and he will be looking to establish himself as a regular in order to get closer to Pep Guardiola’s reckoning.

Taylor Harwood-Bellis

The City centre-back caught the eye in the Championship joining Blackburn in January. This summer Hardwood-Bellis opted to venture abroad signing for Vincent Kompany’s Anderlecht.

The centre-back looks to have made the right choice with Harwood-Bellis establishing himself as a regular in the side and has made seven appearances in all competitions for the club.

Slobodan Tedic

The 20-year-old Serbian joined Manchester City two seasons ago and has spent most of his time on-loan since arriving at City.

He spent the 2019/20 season at his boyhood club Cukaricki before joining PEC Zwolle last season. He must have caught the eye there as he has extended his stay signing for the club once again this summer.

So far he has started all three games for Zwolle who are yet to pick-up a point in a dire start to their season.

Morgan Rogers

The highly rated former West Brom youngster spent a successful spell on-loan at Lincoln in League One during the second half of the season. This summer he made the step-up to the Championship despite attracting Premier League interest.

Rogers has joined Bournemouth where he has featured in two games so far and is yet to find the target.

Nahuel Ferraresi

The Venezuelan centre-back is on his different loan spell since joining City. This time Ferraresi has joined Estoril Praia in Portugal’s first tier.

This is the centre-back’s third spell in Portugal and he seems to have settled into his new club having started two of their first four games of the season.

Matt Smith

The Welsh international has joined his fifth loan club since arriving at City. This time, Smith will be playing in the Championship with Hull City.

After impressing at Doncaster last season, Smith has quickly settled into Hull and has already made six appearances for the club featuring in every single one of their Championship games so far.

Lewis Fiorini

The highly rated City midfielder enjoyed a successful campaign on-loan at NAC Breda in the Eredvisie last season and this summer he has joined Lincoln City where he will be hoping to make a similar impact to Morgan Rogers.

He has made five appearances for the club so far but he is yet to start in the league.

Kluiverth Aguilar

The Peruvian right-back has joined City this summer, and he has been shipped on-loan to Lommel SK straight away in order to acclimatise to European football.

Aguilar is yet to feature for Lommel’s first team this season but he will be hoping his fortunes change soon.

Thomas Agyepong

The 24-year-old has joined his fifth loan club linking-up with Lommel SK this summer.

Agyepong is yet to start for the club, but he has made three substitute appearances for the Belgian side so far. The winger will be hoping to feature more regularly given hi age.

Mohammed Aminu

Aminu joined City in 2018 from the WAFA academy. After failing to make an appearance at Dordrecht he has joined Lommel SK in Belgian where he is yet to make an appearance.

James Trafford

The young academy goalkeeper has impressed at U18 and U23 level and he earnt a move to Accrington Stanley this summer.

The England U18 goalkeeper looks to have established himself as first choice for the League One outfit and has started five games out of a possible five keeping two clean-sheets in the process.

Gavin Bazunu

Another highly rated teenage goalkeeper. The Irish youth international caught the eye at Rochdale last season and he made the move to Portsmouth this summer.

Bazunu has had a stellar start to life with Portsmouth in League One keeping three clean-sheets in his first four appearances for the club.

Yeboah Amankwah

The 20-year-old centre-back was sent on-loan to Rochdale last season but his spell there was curtailed due to a serious knee injury.

Amankwah is still recovering from the injury, but he has found a new club in Accrington where he will be hoping to make an impression once he is fully back to match fitness.

Callum Doyle

The highly rated England U18 centre-back has gone out on his first loan away from City after impressing at academy level.

Doyle has joined Sunderland for the 2021/22 season and has already settled into life in League One.

He has started every league game for the club so far and it looks like he will have a big chance to catch the eye and further his career at the club.

Alex Robertson

The 18-year-old central midfielder joined Ross County this summer. Robertson was impressive at U18 level for the club but didn’t really catch the eye at U23 level.

So far he has made just one appearance in the League Cup for the Scottish side and will be hoping for more opportunities as the season goes on.

Ben Knight

The 19-year-old forward has embarked on his first loan adventure in senior football and has linked up with Crewe Alexandra in League One.

Knight is a versatile player and he has already played as a winger and as a forward for Crewe making five appearances in total for the club. Impressively, he has started every game he has been available for in the league. But he is yet to make a goal contribution.