Manchester City have announced that midfielder Phil Foden has signed a new three-year contract extension at the club until 2027.
Foden, who came through City’s academy has scored six goals in 9 premier league matches this season, including a hat-trick in the Manchester derby.
The 22-year-old said he’s very happy to extend his contract with the English giants and “it’s a dream come true”.
“I have been a City fan all my life. I’ve trained here for so many years and I’ve even been a ballboy.”
Foden said he loves City so much and knowing he will stay until 2027 “feels amazing”.
“I’ve improved a lot in recent years and so much of that is down to Pep and his staff, who guide me every single day on the training field.
“With the squad we have here, I feel I can keep learning and winning trophies. Those are the two most important things to me.”
Manchester City director of football Txiki Begiristain added: “We are all so proud of Phil and what he has achieved already, but we know there is so much more to come.
“His natural talent and ability are obvious, but his hard work, professionalism and dedication make him really special. He loves football more than anything and his desire to improve is really incredible.
“We feel he can progress further and become even better than he is today. By signing this contract, he now has stability and can focus absolutely everything on becoming one of the best players in the world, which we feel he can be.”
Foden, since making his appearance in 2017 for City has played 182 matches, scoring 52 goals and providing 36 assists.
He has won 11 trophies at the club, four premier league titles, one FA cup, four league cups and two community shields.
Phil Foden has also received 2 PFA Young Player of the Year Award and 2 Premier League Young Player of the Season Award.