Manchester City safeguard Aleksandar Kolarov is set to leave the Premier League club following seven years to join AS Roma in Italy, chief Pep Guardiola said.
The 31year old, played for Italy's Lazio from 2007-10 preceding moving to City, where he won two association and one FA Cup titles.
Guardiola trusts the Serbia worldwide's arrival to Roma was the best choice for all gatherings.
"Kola helped me a ton last season as far as numerous, numerous things," Guardiola said after his group's 2-0 pre-season misfortune to Manchester United.
"Be that as it may, he had a major opportunity to backpedal to Roma where he was earlier and he addressed me, the club and requesting that I clear out.
"I don't prefer to remain with players who would prefer not to remain. That is the reason it's the best alternative for everyone.
"I want him to enjoy all that life has to offer since he's a truly decent person. We had an incredible relationship. I was exceptionally satisfied to prepare him and I wish him and his family the best."
City are shy of cautious choices in the wake of discharging Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna in May and neglecting to discover sufficient fortifications, constraining Guardiola to utilize midfielder Fernandinho as a full-back amid Thursday's diversion.
"We don't have another choice, we don't have full-backs," Guardiola told the post-coordinate news gathering.
"We attempt to purchase full-backs on the correct side, not simply Kyle (Walker) on the grounds that the other three full-backs we didn't expand the agreements.
"Kolarov is one stage to go to Roma. That is the reason we don't have some other alternatives."
City will proceed with their International Champions Cup keep running against Spanish champions Real Madrid on July 26