Manchester City are ready to hand John Stones a bumper new offer just after the defender made it distinct he wants to continue to be at the club, Metro.co.united kingdom understands.
City built Stones the most expensive defender in world football when they paid Everton £50million for his services in 2016 but the club feel that’s proved benefit for revenue provided the nature of today’s industry.
Pep Guardiola is satisfied with the age of his squad and feels it’s difficult to boost on the players he has at his disposal.
In its place, City have focused their endeavours in the previous 12 months in making sure the squad experience valued and they’ve handed new prolonged-term offers to the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Ederson, Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero.
Stones’ recent offer operates right up until 2022 and, while City would ordinarily not see a want to prolong it at this minute in time, it is testament to the club’s resolve to reward the defender for his progress that they’re satisfied to hand him a new offer.
The 24-year-outdated now earns around £100,000-a-week at the Etihad but Metro.co.british isles understands he can expect to improve his spend to about £170,000-a-week when his associates sit down for talks.
Stones has solid a formidable partnership with Aymeric Laporte and he’s predicted to lover the former Athletic Bilbao star as City welcome Southampton to the Etihad on Sunday.
Guardiola feels Fernandinho is the only 1st-workforce regular that calls for replacing in the upcoming 12-18 months as all other areas of the pitch are loaded with youthful, developing gamers.