Demel extends West Ham deal

West Ham defender Guy Demel has signed an extension to his contract which commits him to Upton Park until 2015.

Last Updated: 23/01/13 at 12:58 Post Comment

Guy Demel: Two-year extension to West Ham contract

Guy Demel: Two-year extension to West Ham contract

The Ivorian defender had an injury-ravaged start to his Hammers career after he joined from Hamburg in the summer of 2011.

But the former Arsenal full-back battled back to fitness and has established himself as a first-team regular under Sam Allardyce.

"It's really good for me and I'm really happy to have a new deal with West Ham," said Demel, who has made 17 appearances so far this season.

"I've had a good year this season, and even last year was good, despite the fact that I was injured for so long and struggled a bit.

"I'm happy to be at West Ham and in the team. The lads are really good with me as are the people working for the club. I hope I will stay that long to play in the new stadium as well."

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ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

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thought exactly this when the Match of the Day pundits were peddling this line. Is it really not okay for fans of a club to have some ambition these days then?

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ow magnanimous off him - to leave if he's asked to by the owners? What's the alternative, bunker down in his office claiming squatter's rights if FSG want rid?

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