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Manchester City’s Tommy Doyle set for a loan move to the Championship

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Tommy Doyle, a Manchester City academy graduate. Is said to be garnering attention from the Championship for a January loan transfer.

The 20-year-old midfielder is now on loan with Hamburger SV of the 2. Bundesliga; nevertheless, he has struggled for game time in Germany. Appearing in just 150 minutes as a substitute in seven games across all competitions.

The Citizens are considering returning Tommy Doyle in January. And then sending him out on loan to another interested club. According to the Daily Mirror, several Championship clubs are interested in his talents.

Swansea City is said to be one of the frontrunners for Doyle, with Barnsley and Blackpool also interested.

Tommy Doyle, the grandson of Manchester City icons Mike Doyle and Glyn Pardoe. Was a standout player for the club’s academy side last season, scoring four goals and assisting 10 times in 18 Premier League (2) games.

Under Pep Guardiola, the England Under-21 player has made seven senior appearances. The most recent of which was against Swansea in the FA Cup fifth round in February.

The 20-year-old spent the first part of the season on loan at Hamburg of Germany’s second tier.

How is the family of Tommy Doyle linked to Manchester City?

Tommy Doyle is only played seven times for the club and has yet to start a game. An ‘early return’ to City has not been ruled out, according to German publication BILD.

As a result, there have been rumors that City might recall him early and assign him to a lower-tier team in the city.

When asked if that weighed hard on his shoulders, Tommy Doyle previously stated:

“I don’t see it as pressure because I am so proud of what they have done for this club. It is something they worked so hard for. It is something I have worked so hard for. Both of them, more so my grandad Glyn, have been a part of getting me where I am today.”

Tommy Doyle has a contract with the Etihad until 2025, having signed a new long-term agreement with the club he has called home since he was eight years old last year.

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