Frenchman Clichy signs four-year deal with Manchester City

(REUTERS) - France left back Gael Clichy has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester City that will keep him at the English Premier League team until 2017.

"I'm really happy to have agreed a new deal and I'm already looking forward to next season," Clichy told the club's website ( on Saturday.

"Things didn't go the way we wanted this year but we'll come back stronger next season and learn from this experience," he said of City's second-place finish.

The 2012 champions end their campaign with a home fixture against Norwich City on Sunday.