Manchester City have confirmed that Ederson Moraes has signed a new long-term contract with the club.
The Premier League champions announced on their official website that the Brazilian international had agreed a new deal. Ederson penned a contract that will keep the shot-stopper in Manchester until 2027.
Ederson signed for City in 2017 and has since gone on to establish himself as one of the best keepers in the division. The 28-year-old star has made 195 appearances for the club, keeping 94 clean sheets during that time.
The Brazilian’s previous contract with the club was due to expire in 2015, however, Ederson has signed on to an extra year with the reigning Premier League champions.
The former Benfica star is a fan favourite at the Etihad Stadium. And Ederson was buzzing to have signed a new contract with the club. The keeper joined for £35m according to BBC Sport.
Ederson said: “This was an easy decision for me. To be part of one of the best squads in world football and to compete for trophies year in year out is what every footballer wants, and that is the opportunity you’re given at City.”
Indeed, Ederson remaining with the club is good news for City. And supporters on social media are happy that the keeper has extended his contract with the club for an extra year.
Here’s what some City fans had to say on Twitter about Ederson signing a new contract…
The final piece in our brick wall defense💙— Stephen (@KlossWeisz) September 1, 2021
Oh such a pleasant news ! We can say we are literally in safe hands for a long while ! We can't also forget that we can get a couple of assists every once and a while maybe a goal why not ? 😅— Tam (@Tam_Corleone_) September 1, 2021
LETS GOOO— 🧚♀️ (@nxomimcfc) September 1, 2021
Fantastic!— Anthony (@Anthony9277) September 1, 2021
Best keeper in the league.— ً (@j2mcfc) September 1, 2021
wowowoww that's great 👍👍👍— AJ Sabz (@AjSabz) September 1, 2021