Scott Parker has signed a contract keeping him at the club until June 2013. Great news. He’s become and absolute midfield mainstay, and I couldn’t be more delighted that he wants to extend his contract. He is 28 at the moment, so this is his last big contract. Scott commented…
I am very happy, pleased and excited – especially after all the speculation in the transfer window -that I can now put that to rest and sign a new-long term contract. In the last few weeks, the way the club is going and the direction that the manager and the board want to go is something I want to follow. By signing my new contract, it says that I want to do this as well. It also says a lot about West Ham, there has been a lot of negative things written, saying there was a crisis and all of that. This shows that West Ham are in a position to keep their players when others want them and as a player and for the fans, that is a great thing. The manager showed a real desire to keep me. He sees me as a massive part of the squad and that meant a lot to me, especially when there were things being written everywhere. So I am delighted to sign.
Good stuff. Scott Duxbury added his twopennyworth too…
Today’s news underlines that a lot of nonsense has been
written and said about this club in recent weeks. It is clear that even if
external forces try to destabilise us, nothing will stand in the way of our
football project and our efforts to bring success to this club and our