Stoke City attacker, Marko Arnautovic has signed a new four years deal to remain at the club till 2020.
The Austrian international who was strongly linked with the move out of the club this summer with clubs like Everton, Liverpool and Southampton has put all the speculations to bed by inking a new deal with the English club.
“STOKE CITY are delighted to announce that Marko Arnautovic has pledged his long-term future to the Club.The mercurial Austrian has signed a new four-year contract, tying him to the Potters until the summer of 2020. Arnautovic completed the formalities of his new deal while in the United States where the first team squad are spending 10 days as part of their build-up to the 2016/17 season.
The 27-year-old joined City from Werder Bremen three years ago and has been a huge hit in the Premier League. He topped scored last term with 12 goals and was named the Club’s Players’ Player of the Year. Chief Executive Tony Scholes said:
“We are delighted that Marko has decided to commit his long-term future to the Club. It has been a lengthy process but these things often are. Marko is settled in England and very happy at Stoke City which is why he has taken the decision to re-sign for a further four years. It’s a major boost to us as we prepare for the new season.”
The former FC Twente and Inter Milan man has made 110 league and cup appearances for City and has been capped 55 times by Austria, most recently at EURO 2016.