Rennes youngster Lesley Ugochukwu has said he is thrilled he has been rewarded with an extension to his contract till June 2024.
Ugochukwu, 17, made his Ligue 1 debut last season after coming through the Rennes youth ranks.
“It’s a lot of pride. It is, in quotes, the reward for my efforts,” the central or defensive midfielder told the Rennes official website
“I thank Stade Rennes, my parents and my agents. I am very happy. I worked for it.
“I was very well received in the professional group. It was not difficult to fit in. The leaders have confidence in the young people of the center. It’s good for the future of the club.
“The objective is to impose myself in the group, to play more and more matches and why not to impose myself as a regular first-team player.
“I am a kid of the club and I am very proud of it.”