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MANCHESTER, England — Pep Guardiola has defended Manchester City's youth record after academy product Brahim Diaz left for Real Madrid in a £21 million deal.
The 19-year-old was highly rated by the club but has followed winger Jadon Sancho out of the Etihad after the England international left in the summer of 2017, going on to make a huge impact at Borussia Dortmund.
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Sources told ESPN FC that Brahim was frustrated by a lack of first-team opportunities but Guardiola said young players…