Manchester City defender signs a contract extension


Manchester City have confirmed that one of its defenders, Rico Lewis has signed a contract extension which will keep him at the club a long time.

The treble winners confirmed the news on its official website on Tuesday, August 15, 2023. Rico Lewis joined City’s Academy as an eight-year-old and has become a key member of Pep Guardiola's first-team squad.

The 18-year-old was excited that the club showed belief in him hence why he decided to commit his future to the cityzens.

"It’s been an unbelievable year for me and now to sign this contract is a dream come true. As a City fan, I can remember watching us winning trophies when I was young and it’s the only place I’ve wanted to be. To know I’m going to be here until 2028 is fantastic and I can’t wait to keep working and keep improving. Everyone at the Club has been so amazing, starting with the Academy where I learnt so much and I am hugely grateful for everything they did. The fans have been brilliant too and I’ll give everything for them and the Club to try to keep us being successful."

Lewis made 23 appearances and his significant impact was a key factor in helping Manchester City win the treble last season.