Manchester City extend midfielder Rodri’s contract to five years

LONDON: Manchester City Football Club has renewed midfielder Rodrigo Hernandez “Rodri “‘s contract for a five-year period and the player has shown ambition to achieve more with the Premier League champions. Spaniard Rodri has become one of Manchester City’s most important players since he moved in England in 2019 from Atletico Madrid. Rodri has played 151 games with Manchester City and has crowned him twice with the English Premier League title, twice the English League Cup and once the Charity Shield Cup. “Joining City in 2019 was the best decision. that I have taken in my career, “Rodrigo said today, Tuesday, in comments published by the British news agency” PA Media “. He added: “I have loved every second (since I joined the team). The fans were great with me, I felt completely supported by the team. club and the coach is pushing me forward every day. “He added:” We have been very successful since I got here, which makes me very proud. But honestly, this success has made me want more. Once you start playing winning great titles, you don’t want to stop anymore “. “I feel that City gives me the best chance of winning titles and that makes me happy to be here for a longer period of time.” Spanish international Rodri’s contract with Manchester City was due to expire in 2024. Manchester City football director Txiki Begiristain praised Rodri, saying he was one of the best midfielders in the world. The renewal comes as a continuation of Manchester City’s intense activity during the transfer period which saw the departure of Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus from the squad, and also saw the arrival of Erling Haaland and Calvin Phillips. “Rodri has been exceptional since he came here, so I am happy that we were able to agree on a contract renewal,” said Begiristain. “He has improved a lot since he came here and for me I consider him one of the best players in the world in his position as him.” (Dpa)