West Bromwich Albion striker Peter Odemwingie signs new three-year deal

18 August 2011 05:06
West Bromwich striker Peter Odemwingie has ended speculation over his future by signing a new and improved contract to keep him at The Hawthorns until June 2014.

Albion boss Roy Hodgson confirmed this afternoon that the club had rejected a ?4million bid for the 30-year-old from Wigan last weekend.

Considering new contract: Peter Odemwingie

Tottenham were also reportedly monitoring the situation, but the player  penned a new three-year deal on Thursday - much to the delight of Hodgson.

He said: 'I'm obviously very pleased that Peter has pledged his future to West Bromwich Albion.

'I always believed this would be the case and I am grateful to both him and the club for reaching an agreement.

'We can now look forward to benefiting once again from Peter's goalscoring prowess and seeing him play an important part in our campaign to stay in the Premier League fora second successive season.'

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