Everton skipper Phil Jagielka has committed his future by signing a new one-year contract extension with the Toffees until summer of 2018.
Jagielka, 32, has impressed during the recently concluded 2014-15 campaign, scoring four goals in 37 league appearances and also being named Everton’s Player of the season last term.
BREAKING: Phil Jagielka has signed a one-year contract extension, keeping him at Everton until the summer of 2018. pic.twitter.com/DAt6uTchzS
— Everton (@Everton) June 19, 2015
The England international has played almost 300 competitive games for Roberto Martínez’s side since he arrived at the Goodison Park from Sheffield United eight years ago.
Everton fans took to Twitter to have their thoughts on the new contract handed to the defender.
@Everton great news .hes our captain !!!!
— James Stanley (@jimboney1968) June 19, 2015
@Everton great to have jags signed up still think we need someone else
— Darryl Harris (@DarrylH61666680) June 19, 2015
@Everton why not wait to see how 35 yr old Jagielka is playing in two yrs time. Extending his contract now is typical Martinez gash! Awful.
— Paul Kak (@paulkak) June 19, 2015
@Everton he’ll be like a new signing.
— Sean Cartwright (@SeanCartwright6) June 19, 2015
— แฟนแอซว้อทเงินไปคอนฯ (@mayATTYP) June 19, 2015
— Dallas Roulston (@DallasRoulston) June 19, 2015
— Richard (@richardlindle) June 19, 2015