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Ex-Barcelona wonderkid Eric Garcia signs first professional contract at Manchester City

Spanish defender Eric Garcia has signed his first professional contract at Manchester City, a year after arriving from Barcelona.

The 17-year-old had an excellent debut year in England and was named City’s Under-18 Players’ Player of the Season in May.

A product of Barcelona’s La Masia, Garcia made 18 appearances in the U18 Premier League last season, scoring an impressive 4 goals. He made a further 5 appearances in the UEFA Youth League for City’s under-19 side.

The teenager posted on his Instagram account: “Very happy to have signed my first professional contract with City.”

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