Last Updated: Fri, 24 May 2013 09:43
Everton's England midfielder Leon Osman has signed a contract extension which will keep him at the club until 2015.
The 32-year-old has had his best season yet for Everton and there was a worry that he would be poached away by rivals as it emerged that he had yet to agree his new deal.
That has all changed now and after announcing he had agreed a deal earlier in the week, he has now signed the contract and is very happy with his decision.
Osman told evertontv: "I am delighted to have put my signature on another contract and secured another year at the club.
"I have been here since I left school, I am a player and a fan, I love coming to work every day and I am delighted that's going to continue."
The midfielder explained that uncertainty over Everton's next manager had not affected his desire to remain a Blue.
"We are not quite sure what's going to happen with a manager but I am still delighted to have secured my future here at the club," he said.
"It's time to take the family on holiday now, enjoy it and recharge the batteries for next season."
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