Ghanaian midfielder Nikolas Nartey signs Stuttgart contract extension Nikolas Nartey has expressed his excitement after signing a contract extension until 2025 at Bundesliga side, Stuttgart.
Nartey, who has been ruled out of the season due to knee injury joined the Reds in August 2019 from FC Köln and was sent out on loan to Hansa Rostock and then SV Sandhausen.
Since the beginning of this season, the 22-year-old has been part of first-term squad of Stuttgart.
"I am delighted with the contract extension. It shows that the club has faith in me, and that’s a nice feeling," Nartey told the club's official website.
"After my injury and the recovery period I’m going through, this has been particularly positive for me and I’m very grateful.
"Unfortunately I won’t be able to help the lads out on the pitch between now and the end of the season, but I’ll still be doing all I can, talking to the guys and bringing a positive energy to the team to help us avoid relegation!"
Nartey began his playing career at the age of 8 at Danish outfit Akademisk Boldklub Gladsaxe. He then joined FC Copenhagen at the age of 12.
At 16-years-old, he had already played for the U-19 squad of FC Copenhagen. He played five UEFA Youth League games.
He has since featured for FC Köln II, FC Köln, Hansa Rostock and SV Sandhausen on loan.
Nartey is of Ghanaian descent through his father and his mother is Danish.