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Distin signs contract extension at Everton

January 30, 2014 10:34 IST

Distin signs contract extension at EvertonEverton's French defender Sylvain Distin has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at GoodisonPark until the end of the 2014-15 season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

The 36-year-old centre back's current deal was due to expire in June this year, Everton said on their website.

He became the second Everton defender to sign a new deal this week after left back Leighton Baines penned a long-term contract.

Distin arrived at the Merseyside club from Portsmouth in 2009 and has made 177 first-team appearances.

Image: Sylvain Distin of Everton

Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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