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Jubilation as Man City midfielder pens 5-year contract extension

Manchester City midfielder, Oleksandr Zinchenko has just penned a new 5-year deal to remain at the Etihad.

Zinchenko who joined Man City from FC Ufa in 2016 has followed the steps of defender, Kyle Walker who recently signed a two-year extension at the club.

“It’s difficult to express how happy I am to sign this deal,” Zinchenko was quoted as saying to the club’s official website.

“This club offers players everything they need to improve and develop, so being here for five more years is an honour.

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“This season shows we are built for success. It’s been amazing to be involved in such a historic campaign and it’s one I’ll never forget.

“But I am now completely focused on the coming years and I know more good times are around the corner.”

Club’s director of football Txiki Begiristain also spoke favourably about the youngster.

“Zinchenko has shown over the past two seasons what a superb talent he is. “Not only does he have a wonderful first touch and left foot, he is a player completely focused on becoming the best footballer he can be.

“His improvement since joining us tells you everything you need to know about his attitude and ability.

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“Young, hungry and already an established international, he fits perfectly into our long-term strategy. We are delighted he wants to stay here.”

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