Jan Bednarek Extends Contract with Southampton

Jan Bednarek Pens Down Four-and-a-half-year Contract with Southampton

Southampton and Poland defender Jan Bednarek has extended his contract with the English Premier League side. Bednarek has signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract with the club. The 24-year-old has played in all 10 league games in 2020-21 for the Saints, who sit sixth in the Premier League table.

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According to Southampton manager Raph Hasenhuttl, he said: “He’s a good example of someone who has worked hard to establish himself.” Jan Bednarek joined Southampton from Lech Poznan three years ago. According to the player he said: “I still see myself as a player who can improve a lot.”

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SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 29: Jan Bednarek of Southampton beats David De Gea of Manchester United with a header and scores a goal to make it 1-0 and celebrates during the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary’s Stadium on November 29, 2020, in Southampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)

The player has made 85 appearances in total for Southampton, scoring three goals, including one against Manchester United last weekend. He added: “I feel like this is the right place for me at the moment.” Jan Bednarek follows in the footsteps of James Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Shane Long, Will Smallbone, Jake Vokins and Nathan Tella, as well as Hasenhuttl, to sign new deals with Saints since the summer.

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