New contract a no-brainer for Duffy

Shane Duffy says Albion will give it their best shot to stay in the Premier League and progress as a club.

Friday, 18th August 2017, 4:00 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:18 am
Shane Duffy. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

The 25-year-old Republic of Ireland international signed a new four-year contract yesterday, after joining the Seagulls from Blackburn a year ago.

Anthony Knockaert and Shane Duffy also penned new long-term deals and Duffy said: “We had a good season last year, and to take it into this year with a new contract, I’m absolutely delighted. The club were happy to give me a new deal after my first season. I loved my first year here, so it was a no brainer.

“Everyone wants to get settled and I’m no different. Now I can just focus on my football, which is what I want to do. I’ve got stability here and I know where I’m going to be for the next four years. I just want to keep progressing really."

Looking ahead to the rest of the season, Duffy said: “We want to perform well each week in the Premier League, give it our best shot to stay there and try to progress as a team and football club.

"There’s a few games before the international break and we’ll see where we are, but it’s slow steps and I think the club knows that.”

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