Nikolai Muscat has pledged his future with Gżira United after the young midfielder has put pen to paper on a new five-year contract, the Premier League club announced.
In a statement, the Maroons said that Muscat has also been promoted to the team vice-captain and are hopeful that he will develop into a future captain for the club.
“We are glad to announce that International Midfielder Nikolai Muscat signed a new 5 year contract with the club,” Gżira United said in a statement.
“We also would like to announce that Niki is the new Vice Captain of the team. The number 6 joined the Club in July 2017 from San Gwann and during these years played 99 matches scoring 7 goals.
“We are sure he will follow the steps of the Club Legends Moises Avila Perez , Andrew Cohen, Steve Borg and in the future he will be our next captain.”
Muscat has turned out to be a key figure for the Maroons since he joined the club in 2017 from San Ġwann.
His performances has also earned him a place in the national team under the charge of Devis Mangia.
Last season, Nikolai Muscat has made 22 appearances for the Maroons and netting three goals, helping the team to finish third in the BOV Premier League.