Suara.com – Manchester United has extended the contract of versatile defender from Portugal Diogo Dalot with a duration of five years or until 30 June 2028 with an option to extend for one year.
The 24-year-old player has made 104 appearances for Manchester United and has defended the Portugal senior national team 11 times since making his debut on 13 June 2021.
“Playing for Manchester United is one of the highest honors you can have in football,” Dalot told the club’s official website on Wednesday.
“We’ve had a lot of moments in the last five years and I’ve grown a lot here and my passion for this great club has only grown since I joined.”
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Dalot couldn’t hide his happiness after signing the new contract and is ready to continue to give his best for his club.
“I can assure you that I will dedicate myself to helping the club achieve our goals and make the fans proud,” he added.
Dalot says he and his team-mates are currently very focused on preparations ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup final against Manchester City.
Meanwhile, Manchester United Director of Football John Murtough praised Dalot as a complete defender.
“Diogo is a very good defender, he has speed, strength and versatility. He is improving consistently, improving every year since joining in 2018.”
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“Diogo has a strong mentality, high standards and a great personality and we are very pleased that he will remain such an important part of our squad going forward,” said Murtough. (BETWEEN)