Pair of Manchester City midfielders on radar of Galatasaray

Turkish giants Galatasaray have set their sights on moves for Manchester City duo Fernando and Samir Nasri, according to reports.

Etihad exit

Fernando, a 30-year-old defensive midfielder, has been with Manchester City since 2014, when he arrived from Portuguese giants Porto.

The South American has since gone on to make 64 Premier League appearances for the Citizens, though the arrival of Pep Guardiola at the Etihad saw Fernando slip down the pecking order last season.

Having started just 5 games in the league over the course of the 2016/17 campaign, the no-nonsense midfielder looks set for a £4.7 million switch to Turkey, with Gala confirming via their official website that talks have begun.

Second departure

French attacking midfielder Nasri, meanwhile, arrived at the Etihad from Premier League rivals Arsenal in 2011.

Despite having enjoyed a positive start to life in Manchester, a combination of injuries and rumoured attitude problems have seen the 30-year-old fall very much out of favour with the Sky Blues.

Nasri is one of a number of players on the chopping block at City this summer, with his positive stint on loan at La Liga outfit Sevilla last season resulting in the Etihad outfit receiving several enquiries regarding his services over recent weeks.

AS Roma were thought to be leading the race for his signature, though Goal Turkey have suggested this evening that Galatasaray are also seriously considering a bid.

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