Bournemouth captain Simon Francis has signed a freelance extension preserving him on the membership till 2020.
Francis, 33, who has made just about 300 appearances for the Cherries, had 12 months last on his present deal however has agreed phrases to stick for some other 12 months.
He advised the membership’s authentic website online: “I am overjoyed to signal a brand new deal and am in reality having a look ahead to the following two years.”
Defender Francis, who joined the membership from Charlton in 2011 and performed in League One and the Championship, featured 34 occasions closing season as Eddie Howe’s males ensured a fourth season within the Premier League.
He added: “Crucial factor used to be to retain our Premier League standing for some other 12 months after which as soon as that used to be accomplished it used to be a possibility to take a seat down and speak about issues.
“All of it came about rather temporarily as a result of negotiations do not take too lengthy when a participant needs to stick on the membership.
“The membership were nice with me ever since I arrived. I believe I have carried out to my best possible over the last seven years and really feel very proud to be a part of any such a hit squad.”
Leader govt Neill Blake added: “Simon is an integral a part of the membership, each off and on the pitch.
“He has proved himself greater than in a position to making the step up every time now we have received promotion, and this contract extension is totally deserved.
“In addition to being a very good participant, Simon could also be an impressive skilled and a pacesetter within the dressing room.
“He units an out of this world instance to these round him and that’s particularly necessary for the more youthful gamers on the membership.”