Wembley Stadium

Next Game

Arsenal v Man City

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 15:00

FA Community Shield

Richards wants ten more years

Micah Richards plans on spending the next decade at Manchester City after revealing he is ready to pen a new long-term deal.

Last Updated: 30/10/13 at 11:03 Post Comment

Micah Richards: Determined to make Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad

Micah Richards: Determined to make Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad

The 25-year-old suffered serious knee and hamstring injuries last season, but he is now focusing on getting regular first-team games under head coach Manuel Pellegrini.

Richards has less than two years remaining on his current contract, but the right-back says he is enjoying life at the Etihad Stadium and is hoping to commit his long-term future to the club.

"I'm not leaving City. It's my club and I love it here. Ten more years - that's my aim," he told The Sun.

"I am back fit now and believe when I'm fit I am as good as anyone in the division playing that role."

And Richards is also aiming to break into Roy Hodgson's England World Cup squad, despite stiff competition from the likes of Kyle Walker, Glen Johnson, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling.

The City defender is determined to keep his hopes of going to Brazil next summer alive by making an impact at club level.

He said: "It's about keeping fit and getting some games in.

"I've felt I played well in the three games (he's played for City this season).

"Brazil would be nice. I've never been! I was supposed to go to a tournament there when I was younger but didn't make it."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

don't see Neymar or Suarez wanting to play second fiddle to Messi or playing to support Messi in his quest to get the World Player of the Year award back.

chelseablue_no1
Can Suarez Succeed Where Cesc Failed?

A

t this point, buying the whole club for £175 million would probably have been a cheaper option

lee
Liverpool Lovren bid rejected

O

ne obvious name missing.... Dirk Kuyt

redjari
Five Midfield Targets For Manchester United

Footer 365

World Cup: Penalty joy for Argentina as they beat Netherlands to reach final

Argentina overcame Netherlands on penalties after a 0-0 draw to set up a meeting with Germany in the World Cup final.

World Cup: Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari to decide his future after the weekend

Luiz Felipe Scolari will wait until after the World Cup third-fourth place play-off before deciding his future.

Championship: Former Fulham skipper Brede Hangeland criticises Felix Magath

Brede Hangeland does not believe Felix Magath is the right man to lead the club back into the Premier League

Mail Box

Mails: Are Footballers Just Big Kids?

That's what the mailbox thinks, with Brazil's players showing a lack of responsibility in their 7-1 thrashing by Germany. Plus, more on Ozil and the importance of passion...

'Wow' Says The Mailbox In Unison. Wow Indeed.

There is understandably a great deal of reaction to Tuesday night's lunacy, but we have added thoughts on the anti-Ozil 'agenda' and Liverpool acting like they're big-time...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property