Foden has scored six goals in nine Premier League games this season

Phil Foden has signed a new contract with Manchester City which will keep the England midfielder at the club until 2027.

The 22-year-old’s previous deal was due to expire in 2024.

Foden has scored 52 goals in 182 games since making his debut in November 2017 after emerging as one of City’s brightest academy products.

“It’s hard to put into words how happy I am to have signed this contract,” Foden said.

“It’s a dream come true. I have been a City fan all my life. I’ve trained here for so many years and I’ve even been a ballboy.

“I love this club so much, so to know I am going to be a part of it until 2027 feels amazing.”

Stockport-born Foden, who has scored two goals in 18 caps for England, has won 11 trophies with City, including four Premier League titles, four EFL Cups and the FA Cup.

He has also won the Premier League Young Player of the Season and PFA Young Player of the Year awards in each of the last two seasons.

City boss Pep Guardiola handed him his debut as a 17-year-old and Foden credited the Spaniard for his impressive development over the last five years.

Player Club Goals (minimum 10) Mins per goal
Phil Foden Man City 29 182.79
Kevin De Bruyne Man City 35 219.69
Bruno Fernandes Man Utd 37 219.84
Christian Pulisic Chelsea 20 249.05
James Maddison Leicester 31 255.23

“I’ve improved a lot in recent years and so much of that is down to Pep and his staff, who guide me every single day on the training field,” added Foden, who has averaged a goal or assist every 120.5 minutes since the start of the 2019-20 season.

“Working with them gives me the best chance of improving even more and becoming the best player I can be.

“With the squad we have here, I feel I can keep learning and winning trophies. Those are the two most important things to me.”

Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Friday Football social, team-mate Kyle Walker said Foden’s new contract was “fully deserved”.

“Phil has been patient, he’s sat and learnt. A lot of players would have become frustrated. I can’t really think back to a time when he said he played for the reserves, [it was] just learning from the likes of David [Silva], Bernardo [Silva], Kevin [de Bruyne].

“He’s taken it all in and absorbed it like a sponge. He’s showing it now – I don’t think his talent was ever in question – but to be in the top 10% of players it’s about the mind.”

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