Lennon snubs Liverpool interest to sign new five-year deal at Tottenham

20 March 2009 01:42
Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon today signed a two-year extension to his contract to keep him at White Hart Lane until 2014.

Lennon, whose recent form has seen him tipped for an England recall, was not  thought to be among the top earners in Harry Redknapp's squad.

Redknapp said: 'We're delighted to have him. He is still learning the game but he has real ability.'

Going nowhere: Aaron  Lennon has signed a contract extension at Spurs

Calling the shots: Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez had been hoping to lure 21-year-old Lennon to Anfield

The England Under-21 star, who joined Spurs from Leeds in 2005, has enjoyed anupturn in fortunes since Redknapp's arrival.

He was linked with a move to Liverpool in this morning's paperswhile Real Madrid - now under former Spurs boss Juande Ramos - werealso reported to bemonitoring his progress. Hiddink knows his side must down Spurs if Blues are to stay in title hunt


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Source: Daily_Mail