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Man City loan watch: Unal and Celina beat Ajax

LOAN RANGERS: How our boys are getting on across Europe

LOAN RANGERS: How our boys are getting on across Europe

Take a footballing trip around Europe courtesy of our Manchester City loanees...

Enes Unal and Bersant Celina are taking Holland’s Eredivisie by storm and that continued with a victory over Ajax on Saturday.

19-year-old Turkish striker Unal and 20-year-old Kosovan international Celina have been the heart of an entertaining FC Twente side all season. This weekend they beat Holland’s biggest club thanks to a late penalty from Mateusz Klich.

Oleksandr Zinchenko played 83 minutes in the centre of midfield in PSV’s 1-0 victory over Go Ahead Eagles as they play catch-up with Ajax and Feyenoord.

Dropping down a division, Brandon Barker and Ashley Smith-Brown were taken off in the last twenty minutes as NAC Breda were beaten 6-2 by FC Eindhoven.

In Spain, Samir Nasri starred in Sevilla’s crushing 3-0 victory at Celta Vigo to maintain pressure on Barcelona and Real Madrid at the top of the table.

Marlos Moreno remained on the bench as Deportivo La Coruna briefly led at the Bernabeu before late Mariano and Sergio Ramos goals earned a win for the league leaders.

Eliaquim Mangala was unused in Valencia’s loss at Real Sociedad while Manu Garcia didn’t feature in the squad for Alaves’ goalless draw at Eibar.

Over in Italy now, Joe Hart’s Torino lost 3-1 at home in the first Turin derby of the season to reigning champions Juventus while Olivier Ntcham was an unused substitute in a 2-0 defeat at Inter’s San Siro.

Patrick Roberts played 76 minutes in Celtic’s 4-1 victory over Partick Thistle as the Scottish champions maintained an eight-point lead at the top of the Premiership.

Jason Denayer continued in his midfield role for struggling Sunderland in their 3-0 defeat at Swansea City while Wilfried Bony stayed on the bench as Stoke fell to a 3-1 defeat at Arsenal

A quick search of Aaron Mooy’s name on Twitter will tell you just how impressive the Australian has been for Huddersfield Town in the Championship. He was at his best again in the Terriers’ 2-1 home win over Bristol City this weekend.

Finally, George Glendon protected the defence for the full match as Fleetwood beat Walsall to put pressure on the play-off spots in League One.

That's all for this week's loan watch, we'll have more of the same next week on mancity.com!

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