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Song agrees long-term deal at Arsenal

Published: Wednesday 25 November 2009, 16.30CET
Described as an "important player" by Arsène Wenger, Alex Song has earned reward for his growing stature at Arsenal FC by signing a four-year contract extension tying him to the north London side until 2014.
Song agrees long-term deal at Arsenal
Alex Song is under contract with Arsenal until 2014 ©Getty Images

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Published: Wednesday 25 November 2009, 16.30CET

Song agrees long-term deal at Arsenal

Described as an "important player" by Arsène Wenger, Alex Song has earned reward for his growing stature at Arsenal FC by signing a four-year contract extension tying him to the north London side until 2014.

Described as an "important player" by Arsène Wenger, Cameroonian international Alex Song has earned reward for his growing stature at Arsenal FC by signing a four-year contract extension tying him to the north London side until 2014.

'Continued contribution'
The 22-year-old Song joined the Gunners from SC Bastia in July 2006 and  has carved out a regular place in the club's midfield over the last two seasons, also displaying valuable versatility by filling in at centre-back. A club statement said: "Everyone at Arsenal Football Club is looking forward to Alex's continued contribution in the forthcoming years." Eduardo and teenager Sanchez Watt have also signed new contracts over a profitable past week, which saw Arsenal confirm their place in the UEFA Champions League first knockout round with a 2-0 defeat of R. Standard de Liège on Tuesday.

Last updated: 25/11/09 19.31CET

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