The 2004-born prospect has been compared to German legend Philipp Lahm.
Prodigious talent Rico Lewis 카지노사이트 (Manchester City) is set to sign a long-term contract.
Manchester City have agreed to a new six-year contract with 2004-born defender Rico Lewis, according to the Daily Mail.
The newspaper said, “Lewis will officially sign a new contract. It will be a 5+1 year deal with an additional season on top of the five-year extension and an announcement will be made in the coming week.”
“Lewis’ weekly salary will also increase significantly. “Several European clubs have been monitoring his situation since talks began earlier this year,” he added.
Lewis is a young prospect, born in 2004 and still only 18 years old. Having grown up in the City academy and played exclusively for the club, he signed a professional contract last summer and gradually broke into the first team.
It wasn’t until December that Lewis really came into his own. After the World Cup break, he made a few appearances in the Premier League as well as the UEFA Champions League.
Lewis is a multi-positional talent who is primarily a right fullback but can also play in central midfield. On this preseason tour, Lewis played left fullback against Yokohama and central midfield against Bayern Munich.
“He’s our little Philipp Lahm,” said Pep Guardiola of the youngster. Lahm is a legend who Guardiola coached at Munich, where he played fullback and central midfield, winning numerous trophies with the Bavarian and German national teams.
Lewis is now just 23 games into his professional career, having played 14 Premier League games, five FA Cup games, two Champions League games, and two Carabao Cup games.
For a player who was only born in 2004, it’s a huge honor to be compared to him. To hear it from your own manager, the first manager in history to win the triple (Champions League, Premier League, and FA Cup), can be overwhelming.
Meanwhile, Lewis will also be part of City’s Asia tour and is expected to play in the second leg of the Coupang Play Series against Atletico Madrid at Seoul World Cup Stadium on October 30 at 8pm.