Premier League - Jagielka signs new deal at Everton

England defender Phil Jagielka has signed a new deal which will keep him at Goodison Park for a four and a half years.

Premier League - Jagielka signs new deal at Everton

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Phil Jagielka, Everton

The 30-year-old centre back looks set to end his career with the Toffees after agreeing a two-year extension to his existing contract. He will be now be with the side until the summer of 2017.

Jagielka has been at Everton since signing from Sheffield United in 2007 after seven years with the Blades.

He has 14 international caps to his name and has been a regular starter under current England boss Roy Hodgson.

Chief Executive Robert Elstone said:” We are delighted Phil has agreed to commit his long term future here at Goodison Park.

“Phil is a hugely important and influential player and I, like many Evertonians, look forward to seeing him play in a Blue shirt for many years to come.

“Discussions have been taking place for a short while and, now they are completed, I would like to thank Phil and his representatives for the professionalism and courtesy shown throughout those negotiations.”

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