BREAKING NEWS: Bernardo Silva pens long-term Manchester City extension

Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva has agreed a new contract running until 2025, the Premier League champions have announced.

Silva joined City for £43.5million in 2017 after playing a starring role in Monaco's title-winning season in Ligue 1, also shining as they knocked out Pep Guardiola's side on the way to the Champions League semi-finals. 

The Portugal international's terms at the Etihad Stadium ran until June 2022 but he becomes the latest City player to be tied down to a long-term extension after excelling this term – regularly earning fulsome praise from Guardiola. 

"It's an honour to extend my deal with Manchester City,” Silva said. "This club offers everything a player needs to fulfil their ambitions and there's nowhere else I want to be. 

"As soon as I heard City wanted me to stay longer, my mind was made up. I love the club, the manager, the players and the fans. 

"The style of football we play here excites me, and I am determined to win more trophies. City gives me the best chance of doing that."

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