Bony Coming, Who knocked out of the Champions League squad City?
Manchester – Arrivals Wilfried Bony made the squad Manchester City in the Champions League becomes congested. Now there are three players who are on the verge of deletion in order to accommodate Bony appear in the competition.
Two days ago Bony recently inaugurated his move to City after Swansea City approved tag of 30 million pounds. Bony contracted 4.5 years and got the jersey number 14.
Bony projected to sharpen the prior line of attack City has also been occupied by several top players like Sergio Aguero, Stevan Jovetic, and Edin Dzeko. This front line became the capital City to wade through the rest of this season, including the Champions League when they face Barcelona in the last 16 next February.
City certainly do not want to be removed again by Barca as they experienced last season in the same phase. Therefore Bony expected to prove the high price to bring the Citizens qualify for the first time to the quarterfinals.
Nevertheless City should resolve their problems first before registering Bony on 3rd February, which is the registration deadline squad for the knockout round.
The existence of Bony make City now has 17 foreign players in the squad, where they are only allowed to bring 16 foreign players because of sanctions Financial Fair Play (FFP) imposed by UEFA.
As reported by the Mirror and the Daily Mail, the City has three weeks to cross out one of Jovetic, Bacary Sagna, or Willy Caballero, in order to give place to Bony.
Sagna touted to be the strongest candidate given the French defender was disappointing since joining last summer. He was unable to compete with Pablo Zabaleta and just five appearances in the Premier League this season.
“We have to see who the players will be eliminated from the Champions League squad, because we do not have a slot left again,” said City manager Manuel Pellegrini, as quoted by the Daily Mail.