Phil Foden: Manchester City midfielder signs new arrangement with club until 2027

Phil Foden has marked another agreement with Manchester City which will keep the Britain midfielder at the club until 2027.


The 22-year-old’s past arrangement was expected to terminate in 2024.

Foden has scored 52 objectives in 182 games since making his presentation in November 2017 subsequent to arising as one of City’s most brilliant foundation items.

“It’s difficult to articulate that I am so glad to have marked this agreement,” Foden said.

“It’s a little glimpse of heaven. I have been a City fan for my entire life. I’ve prepared here for such countless years and I’ve even been a ballboy.

“I love this club so a lot, so to realize I will be a piece of it until 2027 feels astounding.”

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Stockport-conceived Foden, who has scored two objectives in 18 covers for Britain, has won 11 prizes with City, including four Chief Association titles, four EFL Cups and the FA Cup.

He has likewise won the Chief Association Youthful Player of the Time and PFA Youthful Player of the Year grants in every one of the last two seasons.

City supervisor Kick Guardiola gave him his presentation as a 17-year-old and Foden credited the Spaniard for his great improvement throughout recent years.

Premier League midfielders since 2019-20

Premier League midfielders since 2019-20
PlayerClubGoals (minimum 10)Mins per goal
Phil FodenMan City29182.79
Kevin De BruyneMan City35219.69
Bruno FernandesMan Utd37219.84
Christian PulisicChelsea20249.05
James MaddisonLeicester31255.23

“I’ve worked on a great deal lately thus quite a bit of that is down to Kick and his staff, who guide me each and every day on the preparation field,” added Foden, who has found the middle value of an objective or help each 120.5 minutes starting from the beginning of the 2019-20 season.

“Working with them allows me the best opportunity of further developing considerably more and turning into the best player I can be.

“With the crew we have here, I believe I can continue learning and winning prizes. Those are the two most significant things to me.”

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Talking on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Friday Football social, partner Kyle Walker said Foden’s new agreement was “completely merited”.

“Phil has shown restraint, he’s sat and scholarly. A great deal of players would have become disappointed. I can’t actually recall when he said he played for the stores, [it was] simply gaining from any semblance of David [Silva], Bernardo [Silva], Kevin [de Bruyne].

“He’s taken everything in and retained it like a wipe. He’s showing it now – I don’t think his ability was at any point being referred to – yet to be in the top 10% of players it’s about the psyche.”

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