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Manchester City Secure Star Right-Back Kyle Walker Until 2026

Updated: Sep 18, 2023

Walker has won five Premier League titles, two FA Cups, four League Cups, two Community Shields, the Champions League and the Super Cup with Man City.

Manchester City have extended the contract of star right-back Kyle Walker until 2026. The 33-year-old’s deal was due to expire at the end of the season but he has now put pen to paper on a two-year extension.

The England international Walker, who joined City in the summer of 2017, said as the Cityzens’ official site quoted: “I’m thrilled to sign a new deal. My future is with Manchester City and that is the best thing for me.

“I’ve enjoyed every single moment of the past six years at this fantastic Club. I have an amazing coach, great team-mates and staff and our fans are the best. I feel supported on every single level.

“The Treble-winning season is one I will never forget and we’re ready to go again and try to win more trophies. I am delighted to continue at a Club that competes for trophies every year and I can’t wait to see what the next few years bring.”

Director of Football Txiki Begiristain expressed his delight with the deal, highlighting Walker's remarkable qualities and contributions to the squad's achievements, stating: "He is an outstanding footballer, and his speed, strength, and experience make him such an important member of our squad."

He went on to declare Walker as "the best right-back in the world," acknowledging the unique skill set that Walker brings to the team.

“For me, he is the best right-back in the world, a player with a unique set of attributes. He brings a very special dynamic to our team,” he said. “Kyle has been a huge part of our recent success, and we are confident that he will help us compete for trophies in the upcoming seasons.”

Walker's impact on Manchester City's recent success is undeniable, and Begiristain expressed confidence in his continued ability to contribute to the team's pursuit of trophies in the upcoming seasons. This contract extension solidifies Walker's integral role in Manchester City's ambitions and further cements his position as one of the world's top right-backs.

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