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Man City forward signs three-year contract extension

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The Citizens have renewed the contract of one of their key wingers ahead of the next season.

Manchester City have confirmed Riyad Mahrez has signed a new three-year contract at the club.

Since joining the Citizens from Leicester City in 2018, the Algerian star has established himself as a key player in Pep Guardiola’s lineup.

Having claimed the fourth Premier League title of his career last season, Mahrez has decided to extend his stay at Etihad.

“I’m very happy to sign the new deal,” Mahrez told Man City’s website. “I have enjoyed every single minute of my time here. It’s a pleasure to be part of such an incredible club.

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“To have helped us achieve the success we have enjoyed in the past four seasons has been unforgettable and made us all hungry to look to achieve even more.

“I would also like to thank Pep, Txiki and the coaching staff, both for the way they have helped me to develop as a player and for pushing me to continue to improve.

“Now I just want to try and play my part in helping us be successful next season and beyond.”

Mahrez’s contract extension comes after Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus left Man City’s attacking line to leave Chelsea and Arsenal, respectively.

The former Leicester City star will form City’s new attacking line, which will most likely have Erling Haaland as its major focal point.