Having been so far unable to break into the first team at the Etihad Stadium, the Ivory Coast international joins the cost-cutting Russian Premier League side for the season
The Russian Premier League side are in the midst of a frantic cost-cutting operation, with Chelsea-bound star players Samuel Eto'o and Willian among the mass exodus, but the 20-year-old fits the bill for their new focus on youth.
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He has spent three previous spells away from the club on loan but the switch to Russia represents his first move outside of England.
The 20-year-old - who has four international caps for Ivory Coast - made his debut for City in February 2011 but has only made a further six appearances.