Rodri has signed a new five-year deal with Manchester City, keeping him at the Etihad Stadium through at least 2027. Rodri has signed a new contract with Manchester City through 2027.
The midfielder, who cost £63 million to acquire from Atletico Madrid in 2019, has twice helped Pep Guardiola’s team win the Premier League. Rodri, who had two years left on his original contract, had extended his stay by three more years, or until 2027, because he had grown into a crucial part of City’s team.
The best career decision I have ever made was to join City in 2019, according to Rodri. I have enjoyed every minute. The love I’ve received from the supporters has been incredible, and the management always pushes me. I’ve come a long way as a player, and I want to thank Pep and the entire coaching staff for their assistance. They have given their all to making me the greatest player I can be, and I am grateful for their efforts.
“I’m quite pleased of the fact that since I’ve been here, we’ve had great success. But to be really honest, that accomplishment has just increased my desire for myself. You don’t want to quit once you start taking home significant victories. I believe that city gives me the finest opportunity to win trophies, which is why I am so happy to be remaining here for longer.
“Rodri has been fantastic since coming here, so I am glad we have been able to agree on this new term,” stated City’s Director of Football Txiki Begiristain. He exemplifies everything a top professional ought to be: he has a great attitude, leads a moral life, takes care of his health, and works out diligently each and every day. A manager’s ideal situation, and I know Pep enjoys dealing with him.
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The manager of the Citizens said Rodri could be a major player in east Manchester “for the next decade” when he originally joined for Guardiola. We already knew that, but I can now assure you that we have a fantastic holding midfielder for the ensuing ten years, or at least for the duration of his contract with the club.” Guardiola said during that summer’s preseason.
The City boss commented on the midfielder’s stellar performance earlier in the previous campaign: “We are really happy. When we wanted him from Atletico Madrid, we were aware of it. He is developing, so perhaps he will become better and open his mind to what we must accomplish. He has room to improve as a player, and perhaps we can assist him.”
After the Citizens purchased Kalvin Phillips from Leeds in a £45 million deal, Rodri will likely have a new midfield partner for the upcoming campaign. In a hectic summer at the Etihad, the England international followed Erling Haaland, Julian Alvarez, and Stefan Ortega through the door.