The 25-year-old has kept the club guessing on signing a new contract since it was first offered in early summer.
It’s a very good deal, and not too dissimilar from the current £75,000 a week he presently earns.
Khaldoon has gone out of his way to make it clear that players like Micah are a priority to both the manager and our owner.
But like all top players, they are entitled to keep their options open, hence the repeated links to other clubs, such as Newcastle, which has a degree of truth in it, and more fanciful claims of teams such as Roma vying for his services.
Micah isn’t telling any lies when he insists he wants to stay, but has told people close to him that he won’t sign anything until he feels comfortable about his playing situation under Pellegrini.
Micah is only 25 and is reaching his prime, and when push comes to shove, he is still expected to sign a new five-year tie-up before the year is out.
‘Meeks’ insists today: “I’m not leaving City it’s my club and I love it here. Ten more years – that’s my aim.”
Stabilo Boss, anyone?