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Kenyan striker Michael Olunga could be loaned from China

20:07 IST 28/08/2017
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The Kenyan striker was among the two players relegated to Guizhou Zhicheng reserve team following new quota rules

Kenyan striker Michael Olunga has been linked with a move to Spanish side Girona FC.

According to reports in Spain, Olunga will be loaned out by his Chinese club Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng before the end of transfer window on Thursday.

The Kenyan striker was among two players relegated to Guizhou Zhicheng reserve team following the new Chinese Super League Foreign Quota rule, which allows only three foreigners to be registered in the first team in any given season.

Guizhou Zhicheng had five foreign players in the squad, but Olunga now found himself a 'lonely' man after Egyptian, Aly Ghazal, who was also released to the reserve squad forced a move away.

Girona Futbol Club, S.A.D. is a Spanish football club based in Girona, in the autonomous community of Catalonia. Founded on 23 July 1930, it plays in La Liga, having been promoted at the end of the 2016–17 season.

Girona holds its home matches at the 13,500-capacity Estadi Montilivi. The club also has youth and amateur women's teams for competition.