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Update on Brahim Diaz’s future as contract talks with Manchester City continue

One of the few things Manchester City fans have to worry about at the moment is the future of Brahim Diaz, who has entered the final 12 months of his contract with fears he could quit the club.

Sam Lee of Goal recently reported that there had been disagreements over the next step of Brahim’s career, with City wanting him to go out on loan to Girona FC for experience and the 19-year-old preferring to stay and fight for a spot in Pep Guardiola’s side.

With Patrick Roberts heading to Girona on loan, that would suggest Brahim is off the table for them, though there have been whispers from Spain that Borussia Dortmund are keen to sign the boy from Málaga.

From Sam Lee again comes promising news though, as he reports today that talks between the two sides have ‘progressed well’ in recent weeks and a new contract is now regarded as a ‘definite possibility’. City are desperate to secure the future of Brahim, one of their best youth products in a long time.

Diaz faces a battle for game time if he rejects the idea of a loan, and didn’t even make the bench for the weekend win over Arsenal. There will be opportunities if he sticks around though, with City hoping to again fight on four fronts this season.

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