Bernardo Silva has dedicated his future to Manchester City after he signed a brand new contract with the membership till 2026.
Silva has once more been linked with a summer season change away from the Etihad Stadium, with Barcelona reportedly chasing his signature for numerous years.
The Portugal worldwide has ended hypothesis over his future for now by signing a brand new deal after his earlier phrases have been because of expire in 2025.
“I’ve had six incredible years at Manchester City and I’m delighted to extend my time here,” Silva stated.
“I am going into my seventh season at City. Since I arrived, I can only remember one season where we weren’t successful, so to be here until now meant trophies, meant winning a lot and I like to win. It is good to win.
“It is not easy to be a winning team. It is a very good feeling and I wanted to keep it that way.
“It has been a dream in terms of what we have achieved, the prospects of what we can still do. In six years, we have won five Premier Leagues, one Champions League and all of the cups. I couldn’t have it much better to be honest.
“What we achieved last season is something unique and we are going to try and grab that opportunity again this season.
“We heard that four in a row was never done in the Premier League before, so we want to try that because it is so tough.”
Silva joined City in 2017 and whereas he has been integral to their success below Pep Guardiola, he has usually been linked with a transfer away from England.
He expressed a need to go away two summers in the past – the identical switch window Jack Grealish arrived in a £100million transfer – however determined to remain.
It was the same story forward of the 2022-23 marketing campaign, with Paris St Germain and Barcelona chasing his signing, however Silva once more remained and made 55 appearances throughout their treble-winning season.
City director of soccer Txiki Begiristain was thrilled to maintain the 29-year-old.
“Bernardo has been exceptional during his time at the Etihad, so we’re delighted that he has signed a contract extension with the club,” he stated.
“His quality and technical ability is fantastic – and alongside his hard work and professionalism, he has become one of the best players in the world.
“Bernardo was so important in our treble-winning season and we are sure he can help deliver even more trophies in the next few years.”
Silva has missed City’s final two matches with a minor harm however is anticipated to return for the journey to Sheffield United on Saturday.
City are hoping to finish the signing of Belgium winger Jeremy Doku from Rennes.
The 21-year-old was because of full formalities after the Premier League champions agreed a price of £55.5million with the French membership earlier this week.
City have additionally been linked with Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunes and Eberechi Eze of Crystal Palace, with a transfer for West Ham’s Lucas Paqueta now seeming unlikely.
Midfielder Maximo Perrone has joined Spanish facet Las Palmas on a season-long mortgage deal.
The 20-year-old Argentinian joined City from Velez Sarsfield in January and has since made two substitute appearances for Guardiola’s facet.