Joe Newell pleased with his new contract at Hibernian

Tue 23 February 2021 | 23:05

Hibernian midfielder Joe Newell is delighted to have extended his stay at the club.

The former




player has agreed a new deal which will tie him until 2023 with an option of a further year.


has been an integral part of


midfielder this season and made his return after five weeks on the sideline due to an ankle injury, which he picked up against



Newell told Hibernian’s official website

: “I’m really pleased to have agreed the contract and it was an easy decision, to be honest. I’ve said consistently how happy I am here, on and off the pitch.

“If it’s taken a bit of time to get it finalized then it’s because there was never any need to rush it from either side.

“My focus has been on getting back fit and it was a relief to be back involved on Saturday.

“We’re in a great position to push on and make it a special season.

“Beyond that, I spoke to the gaffer and (sporting director) Graeme Mathie about their plans for the club in general and it was all positive. I want to be part of that.

source: SportMob

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