Antonio Valencia has signed an expansion agreement with Man. United that holds him at the FC until 2019, with the objective to reach out for the next year. Antonio captained Man. United on Wednesday and they won Europa League by 2-0 against Ajax.
Valencia marked for Man. United in 2009 and has also won 2 Premier Leagues, 1 FA-Cup, 2 League Cups, 1 Europa League and 3 Community Shields. The Ecuador worldwide was named United’s Players’ Player of the Year a week ago, in honor he additionally won in 2011/12.
Valencia stated: Manchester United has been my life since 2009 and I am totally charmed to have marked another agreement. Wednesday evening gave the one trophy this club had never won and it was a genuine respect for me to skipper the group for the last.
“I might want to thank the chief for the certainty he has given me this season and I am certain that we will challenge on all fronts next season. I might likewise want to state a major thank you to my family, my colleagues and, obviously, the fans, for their astounding backing.”
Jose Mourinho is a major enthusiast of Valencia, expressing in January “there is no better ideal back in football”, and he is enchanted he is broadening his stay at Old Trafford.
“It’s a well known fact that I had been an admirer of Antonio’s some time before I joined the club,” Mourinho said. I comprehended what an incredible player he was and he has not baffled me on that front. In any case, what I would never have envisioned was what an extraordinary individual he is.
“I know I have said this before yet I genuinely trust it is a genuine benefit for us to have such a decent player and such a decent man. I am enchanted he has broadened his agreement.”
Valencia’s past contract at United initially kept running until June 2017, with the club actuating a condition last January which amplified it until June 2018. His most recent reestablishment could keep him at the club until the late spring of 2020, when he will be 34 years of age.