Distin signs contract extension at Everton

Reuters| Last Updated: Jan 30, 2014, 08:37 AM IST

London: Everton`s French defender Sylvain Distin has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at Goodison Park until the end of the 2014-15 season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

The 36-year-old centre back`s current deal was due to expire in June this year, Everton said on their website (www.evertonfc.com).

He became the second Everton defender to sign a new deal this week after left back Leighton Baines penned a long-term contract.

Distin arrived at the Merseyside club from Portsmouth in 2009 and has made 177 first-team appearances.