Martin signs new three-year contract at Norwich

The 27-year-old made 36 appearances last season and has extended his stay with the club until the summer of 2016 - a decision that has delighted boss Chris Hughton
Norwich City defender Russell Martin has agreed a new three-year contract, the club have confirmed.

The 27-year-old established himself under Canaries boss Chris Hughton last season, making 36 appearances, and he has revealed his delight after agreeing a new deal until 2016.

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He told the club’s official website: "I'm extremely delighted - everyone knows how I feel about playing for this football club.

"Since I first arrived here it's gone unbelievably well and I feel really settled in the area.

"I'm happy playing for this club and I've got a great relationship with the players, staff and the supporters, and I'm just delighted to be here for another three years."

Norwich boss Chris Hughton added: “It’s about players earning a new deal and I’m delighted to be extending Russell Martin’s contract.

“Russ has played his full part not just in helping us to achieve our finishing position last season, but of course in the club’s massive successes over the previous three seasons and he’s certainly earned his new contract.”