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Manchester City's Issa Kabore is set to join Marseille on a season-long loan as Southampton prepare to miss out on the 21-year-old defender... and he could join the Ligue 1 side permanently for £17m next summer

Manchester City's 21-year-old right-back Issa Kabore is joining Ligue 1 side Marseille on a season loan.

The Burkina Faso international, who was a target for Southampton, could make the move permanent next summer for £17m.

Having joined the reigning Premier League champions in 2020 from Belgian outfit KV Mechelen Kabore failed to play a single game for Pep Guardiola's side.

Manchester City's Issa Kabore joins Marseille having spent last season on loan at ESTAC Troyes

The defender was sent back to the Belgian side immediately on loan until the summer of 2021, when he joined French club ESTAC Troyes.