Photo: Bony poses with Manchester City shirt; squad number revealed?

Wilfried Bony

Wilfried Bony has been pictured with a Manchester City shirt, as his move from Swansea City seems increasingly close at hand.

Wilfried Bony has been pictured with a Manchester City shirt while away on international duty, as his transfer from Swansea City edges closer.

The two sides have agreed a £25 million fee for the Ivorian striker, according to the Daily Mail, and it appears that he may have been given the number 14 shirt at the Etihad Stadium.

Although no agreement has been officially announced, and Swansea City's Twitter account moved quickly to deny rumours that the deal was over the line this morning, it seems only a matter of time before it does go through. 

Bony is currently away at the African Cup of Nations, but when he does return he is expected to be a City player.

Manuel Pellegrini's men have been impressed by his finishing ability and natural power since he moved to the Premier League with Swansea and he will be hoping to hit the ground running at his new club when he does return.

Bony has scored nine goals so far this season and he will be required to increase that tally considerably if he is to live up to his price-tag. 

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