Premier League - New Norwich deal for Ruddy

England goalkeeper John Ruddy has signed a new four-year contract at Norwich, the Premier League club have announced.

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Norwich City's goalkeeper John Ruddy

The new deal sees Ruddy extend his commitment to the Norfolk club until 2017, with the Canaries having the option of extending the contract for a further year.

"I'm more than happy to commit my long-term future to the club," Ruddy said on the official website.

"I've thoroughly enjoyed my time at Norwich City - everyone has been very supportive. The whole club, the players and staff I have worked with have been fantastic.

"I've broken into the England squad while at Norwich, and without the opportunity they gave me I wouldn't have been anywhere near it.

"I was in a bit of a no-man's land before I joined the club, and they took a gamble on me.

"Thankfully I think it's paid off for both sides and now I'm just looking to keep up my form."

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