Man City Brahim bid blew Barcelona out of water

Manchester City landed Malaga superkid Brahim Abdelkader Diaz by blowing rivals Barcelona out of the water.

Manchester City landed Malaga superkid Brahim Abdelkader Diaz by blowing rivals Barcelona out of the water.

The 14 year-old midfielder has been likened to Lionel Messi and Barca coaching were convinced Brahim would make a first team debut for the Spanish giants by the time he was 16.

However, he is now signing for City after they offered €362,000 as a first up payment for the teen.

Barca's best offer was €50,000 upfront with another €3 million based on appearances and success. City's dealmaker was for €362,000 upfront with a final fee being due of €3 million.

 
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