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Everton FC match my ambition, says Louis Saha

06 Feb 2010 08:00:00

LOUIS Saha today declared that he signed a new Everton deal because the club can satisfy his ambition. The Frenchman handed the Toffees a major pre-derby boost by signing a two-year contract extension at Goodison yesterday. Saha, 31, is tied to the club until 2012 and insists the decision to stay in Merseyside was not a hard one. His contract was due to expire in the summer and after scoring 13 goals already this season, a host of top European clubs were on his trial. He said: 'It was an easy decision. You always think carefully but it didn't take me long to know I wanted to stay because I have enjoyed my time here and I want to be part of the future of Everton. 'At certain stages in your career you look at where you are going and by staying at Everton I feel I am going up in my career. 'It is a pleasure and an honour to stay here.' Saha added that the Everton support influenced his decision. He said: 'I appreciate the way the Everton fans support the team and the way they support me all the time. 'It is a pleasure to be here and see the way the fans work for the team, they help all the players. It feels like a family and I really feel a part of it.'


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