Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse indicators a brand new five-year deal at St Mary’s as Ralph Hasenhuttl hails the midfielder as ‘a participant who reveals all the pieces the membership is about’
- James Ward-Prowse has agreed to a contract extension with Southampton
- He has agreed to increase his keep together with his boyhood membership for the following 5 years
- The 25-year-old joined them on the age of eight and made his first begin in 2011
James Ward-Prowse has agreed to a brand new five-year contract extension with Southampton.
The midfielder who has been with the Saints for the reason that age of eight, agreed the deal which can take his keep on the membership previous 20 years,
It comes after the Southampton captain performed each single minute of the final Premier League season.
Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse has dedicated his future with a brand new contract
Southampton supervisor Ralph Hasenhüttl instructed the club’s official website: ‘I’ve stated earlier than that Prowsey is a participant who reveals all the pieces that Southampton Soccer Membership is about.
‘It isn’t solely his story of being developed as a participant right here, but in addition the dedication and perspective he reveals in his work.
‘He was not enjoying a lot once I arrived, however he has listened and labored on each side of his recreation, and that’s the reason he has reached the extent he’s now at.’
Ward-Prowse added: ”I began out right here as an eight-year-old and simply had that aim of wanting to succeed in the first-team, and my appreciation for the membership is so massive, as a result of the individuals inside it and the infrastructure has allowed me to comply with my dream as a younger boy who needed to play skilled soccer.
‘They’ve given me each alternative and each serving to hand alongside the way in which to succeed in that concentrate on and for me once more it is one other alternative to repay that religion to all people who’s performed a component in my journey up till now.
The 25-year-old’s new contract will take his keep on the south coast membership previous 20 years
‘Not simply inside the staff, however the membership, I actually really feel that it is an thrilling interval for us. I feel we have regained our identification as a staff and I feel we’re on track in direction of the place we imagine we will go as a membership.’
The 25-year-old made his debut for the first-team on the age of 16 throughout a 2-1 League Cup victory over Crystal Palace in October 2011.
Whereas many younger Southampton stars have left the membership, Ward-Prowse has stayed dedicated to the membership ever since then.
He has turn out to be an integral a part of the staff scoring 24 objectives in 278 appearances.