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Germany : CONTRACT with Southampton until 2020 renewed by Cedric Soares.

Portuguese international Cedric Soares has renewed his contract with club until 2020 as declared by the English Premier League side Southampton.

The Portuguese right-back, who secured the Euro 2016 with his national team, is a regular starter, as he played 27 matches with the English club and scored two goals since his arrival from Sporting Lisbon in 2015.

Cedric, who joined the English club previous year for 4.7 million sterling pounds ($6.1 million) said, "I'm really happy. The club has given me more confidence_I am really happy to be part of this club and be part of this family as well.

First Team Manager Claude Puel stressed that the renewal is "good news for the club, for Cedric and for all the team. He is an international player, he has won the Euro 2016 with Portugal and it's important for the club to keep players of his caliber".

Puel added that Cedric is "a good, important and technical player" and will do "many good things" this season.

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