Report: Manchester City 'seething' as Tom Dele-Bashiru looks to leave

Manchester City manager Josep Guardiola reacts during the FA Cup Semi Final match between Manchester City  and Brighton and Hove Albion at Wembley Stadium on April 6, 2019 in London,...

Premier League champions Manchester City could lose another brilliant young talent after Jadon Sancho, Brahim Diaz and Rabbi Matondo.

Tom Dele-Bashiru of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Manchester City and Chelsea at The Academy Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Manchester, England.

Two years after Jadon Sancho rejected a contract extension at Manchester City in favour of a move to Borussia Dortmund, TEAMtalk reports that Tom Dele-Bashiru is set to leave the Premier League champions ‘seething’ by following in the England international’s footsteps.

A 19-year-old midfielder who has represented England and Nigeria at youth level, Dele-Bashiru is very highly rated at The Etihad. He has even trained with the club’s senior squad with Pep Guardiola seeing a bright future for the teenager in the North West.

 

But, according to TEAMtalk, Dele-Bashiru could be about to ‘do a Sancho’ with just 12 months to run on his City contract.

The report claims that he is tempted to force a move away from the Premier League champions as he looks to kickstart a career which is yet to really get off the ground – a stance that has City apparently ‘seething’.

Manchester City's Tom Dele-Bashiru takes on Alberto Moreno of Liverpool during the International Champions Cup match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the MetLife Stadium on July 25,...

Guardiola’s side have lost both Rabbi Matondo and Brahim Diaz to Schalke and Real Madrid already in 2019 and Dele-Bashiru would be yet another slap in the face for a club who pride themselves on their state of the art academy.

But given that Sancho has gone from a relative unknown to arguably England’s brightest young talent, and an established Bundesliga superstar, in the space of 12 months, you can understand why Dele-Bashiru would be considering his future.

TEAMtalk adds that Dele-Bashiru would have made his senior debut against Burton Albion in the EFL Cup if it wasn't for the uncertainty surrounding his contract situation.

Dortmund's English midfielder Jadon Sancho celebrates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen, in Dortmund, western...

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