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(Video) Liverpool U21s 1-3 Man City u21s: Brandon Barker steals show with goal & two assists for Blues

Brandon Barker sent a message to Manuel Pellegrini with a goal and two assists in Manchester City U21s’ 3-0 win over Liverpool U21s at Anfield this afternoon.

The 19-year-old midfielder was an unused substitute in the recent wins over Aston Villa and Sunderland, but is yet to make his first-team debut for the Citizens.

Barker played a role in Ashley Smith-Brown’s 38th-minute opener for City, and supplied David Faupaula either side of his composed finish into the bottom corner.

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Kelechi Iheanacho has broken through the City academy to score eight times in six starts this season, while Bersant Celina provided Sergio Aguero’s consolation in yesterday’s 3-1 loss to Leicester City.

Could Barker, who scored once in four games on loan at Championship strugglers Rotherham United earlier this term, be the next talent to come through a youth system that City have invested heavily on?

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