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OFFICIAL: Joao Cancelo signs a contract extension at Man City until 2027

Manchester City are delighted to confirm Joao Cancelo has signed a two-year contract extension.

The 27-year-old’s new deal means he will remain at the Etihad Stadium until the summer of 2027, by which time he will have spent eight years at the Club.

Cancelo has been a revelation since arriving in English football, redefining the role of a full-back with a series of consistently brilliant attacking displays, and he says he is in the best place to achieve his career ambitions.

“Manchester City is a fantastic club, so I am incredibly happy to have signed this new agreement,” he said.

“City players have everything they need to reach their full potential, with amazing facilities, world-class teammates and an incredible manager who pushes us every single day.

“There is nowhere better to play football and it’s a pleasure to work here.

“I have so much I want to achieve before my career ends, and Manchester City offers me the best chance of fulfilling my ambitions.

“This new contract means I now have complete focus on improving my game and winning more trophies with this team.”

Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: “Joao is the ultimate professional. He absolutely loves football and applies himself every single day in a bid to become better.

“He sets really high standards, and any young player should observe the way Joao applies himself if they want a blueprint for success.

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