Walker shares his long-term plan with Man City: “I hope to remain here for an extended period”
Manchester City’s right-back, Kyle Walker, recently spoke with ‘Sky Sports’ following his first goal for England. In the interview, he expressed his desire to continue playing at the Etihad Stadium for as long as possible, although he acknowledged the need to make decisions that are best for him.
Walker’s goal proved crucial in salvaging a 1-1 draw against Ukraine in the Euro 2024 qualifier, and he reflected on the significance of this achievement. After 76 caps without finding the back of the net, scoring had weighed on his mind. He credited Harry for delivering an excellent pass that allowed him to score. The touch felt just right, and he considers the goal a moment he will cherish forever.
The 33-year-old also touched on his future, particularly the rumors linking him to a move to Bayern Munich during the summer transfer window. Despite the speculation, he ultimately chose to remain at Manchester City due to his contractual obligations. Walker clarified that while he is committed to the club, he also prioritizes his personal well-being and aims to stay at the top level for as long as possible. He acknowledged the challenges that come with a decline in performance, and he hopes to continue representing Manchester City for this season and beyond.
Overall, Walker expressed his enthusiasm for the club and his desire to prolong his stay at Manchester City, considering it a fantastic opportunity.