Report: Sunderland and Middlesbrough chasing Manchester City’s Marlos Moreno on season-long loan

According to reports in Marca Colombia, the Championship duo have inquired about the loan of Manchester City winger Marlos Moreno.


The Colombian winger is entering the final year of his contract, having been at the Etihad Stadium since 2016, has yet to feature for the first team and has found himself on loan at Deportivo La Coruña, Girona, Lommel SK and KV Kortrijk for n’ to name a few.

The two North East clubs have been in contact over the possibility of a season-long loan, with Sunderland’s initial offer rejected for being “insufficient”, according to Marca journalist Diego Acedo.

The 25-year-old has been training with France‘s Ligue 1 side Troyes, part of the City Football Group, to keep fit with the Cityzens keen for him to stay with the France squad but financial problems regarding the player’s salary are a current stumbling block.

While a few clubs are considering a transfer, Moreno said that while the offer with Troyes would be ideal for him, his priority is to stay in England and find a club in the Championship.

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If an offer doesn’t materialize for Moreno from the Championship, they are also looking for him at a club in the Turkish Super League.

Moreno will decide which team he will continue his career in shortly, a deal that suits both the player and his parent club going forward.


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