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Manchester City left-back puts pen to paper on new deal

Manchester City defender Megan Campbell has signed a one-year contract extension according to official club media reports.

The Republic of Ireland international defender joined City from Florida State Seminoles where she played college football between 2013 and 2015. The player has since gone on to make 42 appearances for Manchester City in her four years with the club.

Campbell is currently recovering after undergoing surgery on a foot injury in February which saw her miss the final months of the season. There had been some concerns that injury could bring an end to Campbell’s stay at The Academy Stadium but the player will now have the opportunity of competing with Demi Stokes for at least one more year after signing her new deal.

After signing her new deal, Campbell said “When you’re injured, its always a difficult situation when you’re coming to the end of your contract and you’ve picked up an injury or a niggle but I’m glad City have given their full backing and support behind me to get back fit.

“To have that faith from the club is a nice gesture and I’m looking forward to getting back fit and playing again.

“I don’t think anyone has seen the best of me yet – I don’t think I’ve seen it from myself as a footballer.”

Still with Manchester City’s status in next season’s UEFA Women’s Champions League recently confirmed, they will need to rely on their strength-in-depth if they are to compete on all fronts with the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal next season and Campbell will provide manager Gareth Taylor with another reliable option.

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