Bony frustrated with Man City start

Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony has admitted his frustration at the lack of impact he has made since joining the club in the January transfer window, the Manchester Evening News has reported.

The Ivorian was brought to the Etihad Stadium for £25m after maintaining a fine scoring record at Swansea City, for whom he remains top scorer this season, although he did not begin with his new teammates until February, after he helped his country win the Africa Cup of Nations.

However, he has since made only two starts and has been hampered by an ankle injury, with his only goal coming against the 10 men of West Bromwich Albion in March.

Despie having Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko to compete against for a place in attack, Bony is hopeful of proving his worth to the soon-to-be dethroned Premier League champions in their final four games of the season, beginning with Sunday’s game away at Tottenham.

Admitting his disappointment at the way things have gone so far with City, Bony said: “It has been a frustrating start and the recent injury hasn’t helped,” said Bony. “But I’m not going to use that as an excuse because as a footballer you have to take the good with the bad.

“We have four games left and we will try to win them all because if we can end this season having won our final six matches, it will be a positive we can use going into the next campaign and obviously I hope I can play my part in achieving that.”

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