Eliaquim Mangala off to Galatasaray?
Eliaquim Mangala could be loaned out for a second season from Manchester City with Turkish giants Galatasaray seemingly keen on his services.
The France international linked up with Valencia on a season-long loan last summer after falling out of favour under manager Pep Guardiola.
Mangala is widely expected to return to the Etihad before being sold off for a decent sum, but according to TalkSPORT, Gala are hoping to prise away the centre-back on a temporary deal.
The Istanbul outfit are willing to discuss a permanent deal for the France international in a year's time, should he settle well in the Turkish league.
Mangala has managed 48 league outings for the Citizens since his arrival from Porto for £32.5m nearly three years ago.
He had initially been hoping to secure a permanent contract with Los Che, but the Spanish club appeared to have ignored the buy option.
The 26-year-old is currently out of contention for Didier Deschamps' France squad, and he will have to make a massive improvement in the coming year in order to make the cut for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.