Dedryck Boyata signs new two-year Manchester City deal

Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata.

Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata has signed a new two-year contract with the Premier League champions.

The Belgian played six matches for Manuel Pellegrini's team last season.

Boyata, 23, made four appearances in the Capital One Cup en route to the final, but did not play in the 3-1 victory against Sunderland at Wembley.

The move to extend Boyata's contract comes after City were fined and their transfer spend limited by Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

City were fined £49m, £32m of which is suspended, and can only spend £49m on players this summer, as well as any transfer fees they receive.

And their wage bill for 2014-15 must stay the same as this season.

Boyata made his senior debut for City against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup in January 2010, but he has struggled to claim a regular first-team place.

He was sent on loan to Bolton in 2011 and Dutch side FC Twente in 2012.

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