Seamus Coleman has signed a new five year deal at Everton.
The Irish captain is recovering from a double-leg break, but the Toffees have honoured their agreement to extend the full back’s time at the club until 2022.
Coleman has made 247 appearances for the Merseyside club since his £60,000 transfer from Sligo Rovers.
The 28 year old is regarded as one of the finest full backs in the Premier League, and has been frequently linked with Manchester United in recent seasons.
The Donegal native was enjoying a fine season for club and country before sustaining a double leg-break after a shocking challenge from Neil Taylor in Ireland’s 0-0 draw with Wales in March at the Aviva Stadium.
Coleman had agreed to sign a new deal before his injury, and the club have honoured that agreement.
“It’s a special club that means a lot to me,” Coleman said today.