The 21-year-old is considered an elite young talent and is already a key player for Pep Guardiola’s side, playing his part in two of the club’s recent Premier League title victories.
The England star still has three years left on his current deal, but City are said to be eager to hand him improved terms.
According to reliable journalist Fabrizio Romano, City are now ‘set to reach a verbal agreement’ with the 21-year-old over a new deal until June 2027, which includes a bumper salary increase.
The Italian Journalist claims Pep Guardiola wants Foden to be one of the faces of City project for many years.
Foden, one of the greatest talents to have come off of City’s production line in recent years, is beginning to find his feet again, as he looks to try and cement himself as a permanent fixture in Pep Guardiola’s plans.
The news was shared on Twitter by City Xtra, and it attracted plenty of attention from the club’s supporters, who took to the social media platform to share their thoughts and opinions.
Tears in my eyes. Look at my son https://t.co/jlmNpJ5DLO
— Focus On Yourself🇹🇹🇧🇧 (@Relly_95) October 18, 2021
Just what I want to hear https://t.co/c41qUnBilq
— KO45🥷🏾☔️🇳🇬 (@KaineOduah) October 18, 2021
— akgr21 (@akgr21) October 18, 2021
— Chris Forrest (@ChrisFo07634557) October 19, 2021
The best youngster in the Premier League
— M²⁶ (@RiyadMahrezSZN) October 18, 2021
Foden is a City fan first than a City player. You can see in his face he plays with pride. So happy he is getting pay rise, totally deserve
— Xames (@realxames) October 18, 2021