Manchester City have confirmed that defender Nicolas Otamendi has signed a new contract with the club that will keep him at the Etihad Stadium until 2022.
The defender has been in great form this season and says he was happy to commit his future to the club.
“I’ve enjoyed my time at City since the first day I arrived and I’m really happy to have extended my stay here by a couple more years,” he said.
“My only aim is to help the team and give all I can for this club. I am learning every day under Pep and enjoying my football and I feel I can still improve as a player
“I’m a family man who enjoys being at home and I love living in Manchester, you sort of get hooked by it.
“It’s a very beautiful city and I’m very happy here.”
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Otamendi also took to Twitter to send a message to City fans after the club had announced he had signed on for another few years.
Morning! So happy to continue in @mancity , thanks to the club and the technical team for their trust and respect, and to the fans for their wholeheartedly support in every match, at all times. -Nico- pic.twitter.com/Y92lvaT7Qt— Nicolas Otamendi (@Notamendi30) January 17, 2018
Otamendi has become a key figure in Pep Guardiola’s side and it’s more great news for the club in what has been a brilliant season so far.