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Contract terms and first reactions: Oscar Bobb signs bumper new Manchester City contract



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Manchester City have announced that Oscar Bobb has penned a new contract until 2029 at the Etihad Stadium.

The Norwegian international has signed a new long-term contract with Manchester City following an impressive debut campaign with Pep Guardiola’s squad.

Bobb, who was handed his Manchester City debut against Fulham in September, has already made 16 appearances for the Sky Blues this season and scored in both the Premier League and UEFA Champions League.

The 20-year-old has scored in dramatic 3-2 wins over both Newcastle United and Red Star Belgrade so far this campaign, and was recently awarded the Premier League Goal of the Month award for his last-gasp winner at St James’ Park.

Bobb has also been rewarded with his first senior international caps this season, with Bobb having made four appearances for Norway since his debut in October against Cyprus.

The winger has agreed a bumper new contract until 2029 having originally moved to the City Football Academy from Norwegian side Valerenga in 2019.

What are the terms of Oscar Bobb’s contract extension?

The 20-year-old has signed a new five-year deal until 2029, with the improved contract set to see Bobb’s salary at the Etihad Stadium more than triple and become worth around £50,000-per-week, according to journalist Arilas Ould-Saada.

What has Oscar Bobb said upon signing a new deal?

“I am very proud and honoured to have signed my new contract with City,” said Bobb.

“It’s an incredible environment and the best possible place to be for a young player – I have already learnt so much from Pep, his coaching staff and my team-mates.

“To know I’m going to be here at the Club until 2029 means everything to me.

“Now I just want to focus on continuing to further my development and to work as hard as I can every day to try and help then Club achieve more success.”

What has Txiki Begiristain said about Oscar Bobb’s contract extension?

Speaking to Manchester City’s official website, Txiki Begiristain said: “Oscar is blessed with superb natural talent and technique and has already established himself as a very important member of the squad.

“He is an exciting young player who is always hungry to learn and who takes on board all the advice and guidance Pep and the coaching staff provide him with.

“We have been delighted to watch his progression from our Academy through to the first team and to see his fantastic ability, attitude and application continue to prosper.

“And to have another young player emerge from our Academy and become a first-team player is a source of huge pride for everyone at the football club.

“Oscar is developing all the time, and we believe he can help to bring even more success to the Club in the coming years.”