Ogenyi Onazi has expressed delights after penning an improved contract extension with Italian Serie A side Lazio.
Lazio has confirmed the the 21-year-old has signed a four-year deal which includes a €10m release clause.
Speaking to BBC Sport, the Nigeria international midfielder, who reportedly was in the books of top Premier League sides, said he was happy to have sorted out his future at Lazio.
“I give God the glory and special thanks to everyone involved in sorting out this new deal,” said Onazi.
“It’s important to know that your future at the club is sorted; I’ve always insisted that I love it here and I’m delighted to stay.
“My focus and desire is to give my best in the club colours and continue to enjoy the love and warmth of our fans.
“As a young footballer you learn every day, work tirelessly and seek to improve. I have the players, staff and the needed support to grow here.”