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England goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck pens three-year contract extension with Man City

ELLIE ROEBUCK has penned a new three-year deal with Manchester City to keep her at the club until 2024.

The 21-year-old goalkeeper revealed she looking forward to “exciting times ahead” after extending her contract with City.

Ellie Roebuck has penned a new three-year deal with Man City

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Ellie Roebuck has penned a new three-year deal with Man CityCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The new deal comes after she helped City retain the Women's FA Cup in December

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The new deal comes after she helped City retain the Women’s FA Cup in DecemberCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

The club and the youngster shared the exciting news on Tuesday .

City tweeted: “Yes Ellie Roebuck has signed a new three-year deal.”

To which Roebuck responded: “Three more years in blue. Exciting times ahead with this team.”

Head Coach Gareth Taylor added: “We are really pleased to secure Ellie’s future with us and look forward to seeing her add to the continued success she has had so far here at Manchester City in the years to come.”

Women’s Managing Director, Gavin Makel said: “I’m delighted that Ellie has committed her future with the Club.

“Since she joined us as a teenager, we have seen just how hard she has worked to develop into the player that she is today.

“I know that she has the drive and hunger in wanting to continue to progress and I am excited to see what her future holds.”

The new deal comes after an amazing season for Roebuck, where she secured the WSL’s first-ever Golden Glove award, and helped City retain the FA Cup.

But she still remains hungry for silverware and has eyes on a quadruple trophy haul this season/

When asked what a successful season would be, she said: “A Champions League medal, a League medal, a Conti Cup medal, an FA Cup medal and hopefully, an Olympic gold medal and then I’ll be quite content.”

Roebuck started her career with City in 2015 and it has been on a meteoric rise since.

She signed her professional contract with them in 2018, and played a key role in helping the club lift the Continental Cup and FA Cup.

During the same year she also made her debut for England’s national team and has become their no.1 shot-stopper.

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