09/01/2021 at 4:18 PM CEST
Paula B. Navarro
Ederson joined Manchester City in 2017 from Benfica and this Wednesday, the news was released that he and the English club have managed to reach an agreement, to lengthen your contract until 2026. During these years that he has been in the ‘skyblues’, he has won three Premier League titles.
As a goalkeeper for Pep Guardiola’s team, Ederson has managed to keep 95 clean in 194 appearances, in addition to receiving in twice the Golden Glove award, for getting the most clean in one season.
After announcing the news of his renewal, the player spoke for the Manchester City website. “This was an easy decision for me. There is nowhere else I want to be. Being part of one of the best squads in world football and competing for trophies year after year is what every footballer wants, and that is the opportunity you get at City, “he began by saying.
To continue I talk about Pep Guardiola, the coach of the ‘skyblues’ team: “We have an outstanding coach. Working with him has been one of the great experiences of my career and I am a better player for it. We have achieved a lot in the last four years and I am confident that we can continue to bring more success to the club in the coming seasons. “
Not only has he won three Premier League titles, he has also helped win four League Cups and FA Cup, although he has not yet achieved the Champions League trophy, which was close to getting last season, but finally it was not possible after lose the final against Chelsea.
The 28-year-old says it is one of his wishes: “My main goal is to reach the final of the Champions League again, to be champions this time. We had the pleasure of playing a Champions League final for the first time and unfortunately we ended up losing“.
“It was a very hard blow for everyone, but I also think it was a great experience for many players. I think it also served as experience since we are more mature. I hope to return to the final of the Champions League. Let’s work to achieve it and, therefore, be able to win the title because this is one of the great objectives we have for this season: the Premier League, the Carabao Cup and the FA Cup in the same way, “he continued.
This year’s Champions League draw made City finish in the Group A together with PSG, RB Leipzing and Club Brugge. A rather complicated but not impossible group, which will start with the first game against Leipzing Wednesday, September 15.
Finally, he assures that the entire team seeks to win all the championships in which they participate: “All the championships we enter we have with the intention of winning, never with the intention of reaching the final alone. It is reaching the final and seeking victory. If we have this thought, the whole group has this thought, it is easier for us to reach it. ”
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