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Man City defender Taylor Harwood-Bellis signs a new deal

Tue 08 December 2020 | 0:20

Manchester City have announced highly-rated 18-year-old defender Taylor Harwood-Bellis has signed a new four-year contract extension.

The 18-year-old defender academy product has played six games for the first team.

Harwood-Bellis

was part of the U-18s that won the FA Youth Cup in November and he is considered to be one of the most promising players at the club.

“It is a great moment to spend another four years at this club," he said. "It is huge for me and my family being City fans.

"It is an amazing feeling and something I didn’t hesitate to get done. [My family] were ecstatic when I told them the news that I would be extending my contract and will be staying here for longer.

"It was a no-brainer if I asked them what they wanted to do, they would just say sign it now! It is amazing.”

Harwood-Bellis has to compete with other defenders to win a starting spot.

“There is no specific goals. I just know where I want to go and I keep that inside," he added.

"When it comes, then you can push onto the next one, so my goals are to stay in the first team and stay in Pep’s mind and stay there.

"If I keep working hard, I know my chance will come and when I get that chance I will take it because that is what I want to do.

"If you set your mind to it, it is going to happen. I have just got to keep working hard and stay humble.”


source: SportMob