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Ex-Man City defender Clichy set to join Turkish side

Gael Clichy was released by Pep Guardiola

Former Manchester City left-back Gael Clichy is to join Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir.

The 31-year-old was not offered a new contract at the Etihad at the end of the 2016-17 season.

The club have confirmed on social media that he will be have a medical before signing a contract on Friday.

Clichy joined City from Arsenal in 2011, twice winning the Premier League title and EFL Cup with the club.

The terms of the deal have not been revealed, but reports in Turkey suggest the former France defender will be paid 3m euros (£2.6m) per season in a three-year deal.

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