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OFFICIAL: Manchester City Announce Departure of a Player and Other Deals as of July 2nd, 2022

Joined Manchester City in 2019 from Japan's top-flight outfit Kawasaki Frontale but never had the opportunity to feature in any of their games, Ko Itakura had reportedly parted ways with "the Cityzens" today.

The 25-year-old defensive midfielder since his move to Etihad has been on loan with two different teams - FC Groningen and Schalke 04 and unsure of his future under Pep Guardiola in the foreseeable future -he has sealed a permanent move to Bundesliga giants Borussia M'gladbach.

A reported fee of €1.1M triggered by Manchester City three years ago - it is thought they have made €3.9M in surplus following the Japanese departure.

James Balagizi - a product of the Liverpool Academy, it is understood the English midfielder has completed a seasonal loan move to fourth-tier outfit Crawley Town today.

Emmanuel Latte Lath - spent his seventh loan spell with Serie B side SPAL last season, the 23-year-old Ivorian forward has reportedly sealed a season-loan move away from the Gewiss Stadium to Switzerland -FC St. Gallen as his new home.

Zinedine Machach - joined Napoli as a free agent in 2017, but never had the opportunity to make an appearance, the 26-year-old attacking midfielder has been confirmed by Greece's top-tier Ionikos today as their latest signing in a free transfer.

Karim Konate - sparked campaign with home-based top-flight ASEC Mimosas, the 18-year-old Ivorian forward has reportedly been signed by Austria champions Red Bull Salzburg for an undisclosed fee.

Konate is understood to have joined league rivals FC Liefering on a season-long loan.

Source: sofascore

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