Kyle Walker has signed a two-year contract extension with champions Manchester City, the Premier League club have announced.
England full-back Walker joined the club in summer 2017 in a then-world record fee for a full-back of £50m from Tottenham and has won six trophies during his time at the club, including successive Premier League titles.
Explaining why he had no hesitation penning the extension, the 27-year-old told the club’s official site: “I’m thrilled to have signed a new deal.
“Playing for City has been everything I’d hoped it would be and more.
“It was an easy decision. I want to be competing for trophies, playing at the highest level, and I feel I have improved hugely as a player during my time here.
“The Club’s vision – both on and off the pitch – matches mine perfectly and I’m looking forward to spending the new five years here, hopefully winning more silverware.”
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Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: “We are delighted to have Kyle here for a further two years.
“His strength, speed and ability have been vital to our accomplishments. He is a key member of the squad.
“His experience is invaluable, particularly to the younger members of the team, and his contribution will be crucial in our efforts for continued success.”
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