Hamburg are ready to offer Manchester City striker Jo an escape route out of Eastlands.
The £18million signing from CSKA Moscow has spent time on loan at Everton and Galatasaray and is still on the periphery under Roberto Mancini.
But his performances in the Europa League have persuaded Hamburg to take a gamble on him.
City are continuing to show interest in Espanyol defender Victor Ruiz and so certain are the Spanish side of an offer that they are looking to recruit a new left-sided centre half.
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