Sergio Aguero has become the third Manchester City player this week to sign a fresh five-year contract with the English Premier League champions.
The club confirmed at the end of their 'City Live' season launch party that 26-year-old Argentina striker had signed a deal which would keep him at the Etihad Stadium until 2019, joining captain Vincent Kompany and playmaker David Silva in doing so.
"The reality seems to be that ever since I came here, during every close season, there have always been rumours suggesting that I might be returning to Spain," Aguero said on the club's official website.
"There has always been this speculation, but I certainly never pay much attention to it. People hear this stuff flying around and they take it seriously, but I can tell the fans and everyone at City to relax - I'm going to be here until I see out my contract."
Aguero joined City from Atletico Madrid in 2011 and quickly established himself as a fans' favourite, writing his name into the club's history books by scoring the dramatic title-clinching winner against QPR in his first season.
"Each year, I aim to better the previous one," he added. "Last season was incredible but I'm not just satisfied with two Premier League titles - I want more and I can achieve them here alongside my team-mates.
"This club is special; the fans, the stadium, the staff, the atmosphere, the new facility we're moving into - everything! We have enjoyed lots of success and some incredible moments, but the overall vision for the future and where we are going are the reasons why I wanted to stay here - to win trophies and to keep making history through my best years."