Yui Hasegawa signs new contract with Man City

Yui Hasegawa in action for Manchester City
Yui Hasegawa of Manchester City during the Barclays Women's Super League match vs Bristol City at Joie Stadium on October 15, 2023. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Getty Images)

Manchester City have announced that midfielder Yui Hasegawa has signed a contract extension. The deal will see the Japan international remain at the Joie Stadium until 2027.

Hasegawa joined the Sky Blues back in 2022 and has made 41 appearances for Gareth Taylor’s side.

The 27-year-old’s performance during her debut season saw her named in the PFA Barclays Women’s Super League Team of the Season alongside making the 2023 Ballon d’Or shortlist.

“I’m so happy to be here!”

Speaking on her new contract, Hasegawa said: “One of the biggest reasons I’ve extended is the football style. I love our style. I want to win the league, Champions League and Cup, that’s why I decided to stay here.

“We’ve improved this year and we have built up a lot. I’m so excited because we have a chance to win the league and the Cup. I really want to win the league. I want to play in the Champions League, and I want to win it with City. The people are nice, the football is good, I’m so happy to be here!”

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Taylor’s comments on Yui Hasegawa

Taylor was also keen to share his delight at the star’s extension: “We’re really pleased that Yui has extended her stay with the Club. She’s been top-class from the minute she’s come here. She does so much without the ball, her anticipation is brilliant and her quality under pressure is very high.

“The impact she has had on and off the pitch is clear to see and we are very happy that Yui will be here until 2027. She’s a great girl to work with who has been massively accepted by the rest of the group and is really popular, and we’re looking forward to seeing what more she can achieve here at City. She’s an incredible talent.”

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