Baptiste signs new Blackpool deal

20 January 2010 03:43
Blackpool defender Alex Baptiste has signed a new contract that will keep him at Bloomfield Road until June 2013.The 23-year-old has made 47 appearances for the Championship side since joining from Mansfield in July 2008. [LNB]"I am very pleased. The direction of the club is upwards and I want to be part of it," the former Burton man told the club's website. [LNB]"I am delighted with the way that things have gone and to have signed a new deal." [LNB]Seasiders manager Ian Holloway added: "I am delighted to reward Alex, he has been absolutely outstanding. [LNB]"If I am writing my team out, he is one of the first in it. I believe he can play in the Premier League."

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