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Brahim Diaz overjoyed at signing pro Man City deal

Brahim Diaz was left delighted at putting pen to paper on a professional deal with Manchester City.

Attacking midfielder Diaz is regarded as one of the most talented young players in the City academy and as a mark of how highly rated the 17-year-old is at the Etihad Campus, he was handed his first team debut for the club during the EFL encounter against Swansea City last week.

Now City have moved on to secure the future of one of their brightest talents by handing him a professional contract and upon the completion of the deal, Diaz has gone on to express his happiness.

Diaz told the club's official website: "I couldn't be happier signing my first professional contract with City.

"I only found out last week and it was amazing for me. This is one of the biggest clubs in the world and I'm really happy at City and my family is very happy in Manchester.

"It's a dream for me and a big moment. I want to keep that dream going and hopefully I will get more opportunities to train with the first team."

Regarding his debut for the first team, Diaz says he was given confidence by manager Pep Guardiola to play his natural game which helped him deal with his senior bow.

"I was calm because I was doing what I love the best, but it was amazing to get my chance, play with the players we have here and have Pep Guardiola as the coach," he added.

"Pep has told me to keep working hard and my time will come which is obviously great for me to hear."

Sarad Bade Shrestha
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