Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola 'only wants committed players'.

The former Barca and Bayern boss insists he only wants to work with players who are committed to Man City.

Foden receives instruction from Pep. (Image: Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City put in a lot of effort to keep Brahim Díaz at the club but the teenager was keen on securing a dream move Real Madrid.

The 19-year-old joined Los Blancos for a fee that could rise to £22m on Monday after entering the last six months of his City contract.

And, when Guardiola was asked about Diaz's departure, he said: "Like I said many times, I don't want people that don't want to stay here.

Brahim Díaz signs for Real Madrid. (ÁNGEL MARTÍNEZ)

"We did with Brahim everything we have done with Phil (Foden) and with Jadon - important players and we did absolutely everything. The only one who decides to stay is Phil.

"We wish him all the best. Real Madrid is not a bad step, so hopefully he can take the minutes he wants and that he didn't want here for many reasons.

"He's a nice guy. Congratulations to the academy and the club for working so well, because important teams in Europe want our players."

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