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Nmecha Joins Preston North End On Loan

Written By: SD Reporter


Manchester City have finally opted to allow their Nigerian-born young striker, Lukas Nmecha seek better playing time elsewhere, on Thursday loaned s The Citizens on Thursday loaned him to lower division side, Preston North End.

Though there had also been interest for Nmecha from Southampton and Aston Villa, City reckon Preston offer the best development grounds for the youngster, hence their deal with the English Championship side Preston on a season-long loan from Manchester City.

Nmecha can be deployed as a striker or a winger and becomes the Lilywhites’ seventh summer signing following the arrivals of Ryan Ledson, Michael Crowe, Andrew Hughes, Graham Burke and Jordan Storey.

The 19-year-old, who helped England U21s to win the 2018 Toulon Tournament in May, is the second City player to join Preston on loan, following Brandon Barker on Tuesday.

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