announced Sunday that Brahim Diaz to
The 19-year-old put pen to paper on aand will undergo a medical Monday before being unveiled at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Although neither side disclosed terms of the agreement, it’s believed that Diaz was sold for a fee worth up to £22 million.
The teenager made 15 senior appearances for City after joining the Premier League side in 2015. He scored two senior goals, both of which came in City’s 2-0 win over Fulham in the League Cup in November.
Diaz was reportedly frustrated by a lack of opportunities under City manager Pep Guardiola, who was hopeful that the midfielder would sign a new deal in November.
His departure marks the second major exit by a City youth player following the transfer of, who left in 2017 to join . Sancho has flourished with the German side, scoring six goals and providing eight assists for the Bundesliga leaders.
It was reported Saturday that City had inserted an anti-clause in the deal. City would be if Diaz is ever sold to their rivals.
Real Madrid suffered a shock 2-0 loss to Real Sociedad on Sunday, leaving them in fifth place in La Liga with just 30 points – 10 points back of leaders– through 18 matches.
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