Manchester City and Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo have signed a new contract with Manchester City, extending his stay at the club to 2027. Cancelo’s deal had been due to expire in 2025 but with him signing a new contract now he will remain in the club for the next five years.
Joao Cancelo Extends Contract with Manchester City
The Portugal international, who joined Juventus in 2019, has made 106 appearances for the club, winning three major trophies. Speaking on the new deal Joao Cancelo said: “I am incredibly happy to have signed this new agreement, there is nowhere better to play football.” “It’s a pleasure to work here.” “I have so much I want to achieve before my career ends, and Manchester City offers me the best chance of fulfilling my ambitions.”
He also said: “City players have everything they need to reach their full potential, with amazing facilities, world-class teammates and an incredible manager who pushes us every single day.” Since joining the English Premier League side from the Italian top side Juventus three years ago, he has won one Premier League title and two EFL Cups.
This season he has made 30 appearances in all competitions for Manchester City, scoring three goals and registering eight assists.
City director of football Txiki Begiristain added: “Joao is the ultimate professional. He loves football and applies himself every single day to become better. “He sets high standards and any young player should observe the way he applies himself if they want a blueprint for success.”