Phil Foden has put pen to paper on a new three-year contract extension, keeping him at Manchester City until at least 2027.
The Stockport-born forward broke through the academy in late 2017 – making his senior debut against Feyenoord – and has gone from strength to strength ever since.
It was clear from the start that Foden was destined for the very top, and at just 22 years of age, he is already recognised as one of the best young players in Europe.
That’s not without merit, either. His elite performances in the Premier League have been rewarded with back-to-back PFA Young Player of the Year awards.
On the collective front, he has played a significant role in four Premier League title victories, one FA Cup, four Carabao Cups and two Community Shields.
In his 182 senior appearances, he has scored 52 goals and provided 36 assists.
Seven goals have come in a bright start this season, including a hat-trick in City’s recent 6-3 thrashing of Manchester United.
Speaking to the club’s official website in the wake of the news, Foden said, “It’s hard to put how happy I am to have signed this contract. It’s a dream come true.
“I’ve improved a lot in recent years, and so much of that is down to Pep and his staff, who guide me daily on the training field.
“Working with them gives me the best chance of improving even more and becoming the best player I can be.
“With the squad we have here; I feel I can keep learning and winning trophies. Those are the two most important things to me.”