AS reported on Friday that PSG are planning to tempt Manchester City’s Brazhim Diaz to join them, while he has his heart set on making a switch to Real Madrid.

The same report also suggested the attacking midfielder’s move to the Spanish capital club is not a done deal as his agent, Pere Guardiola has urged his client to be patient.

Marca also had a story with on the frontpage of the newspaper on the same day, with the headline ‘destination Madrid’.

El Gol Digital now mentions Pep Guardiola has already given up on the possibility of retaining him and is aware of Los Blancos interest in signing the 19-year-old, which he wants to ‘avoid at all costs’.

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The City coach has approached Real Betis vice-president Lorenzo Serra Ferrer and is ready to offer them Diaz as he feels Quique Setién’s philosophy and style of play will be best suited for the Spaniard’s development.

Guardiola giving career advice even if Diaz leaves is quite the stretch.