Ireland midfielder Eunan O'Kane has signed a new four year contract with Leeds United

The player joined Leeds from Bournemouth last season, helping the side to a seventh place finish in 2016/17.

IRISH INTERNATIONAL Eunan O’Kane has put pen to paper on a new four year deal with Leeds United.

O’Kane’s new contract means he will remain at Elland Road until at least the end of the 2020/21 season.

Leeds United v Barnsley - Sky Bet Championship - Elland Road O'Kane made 24 appearances for Leeds last season. Source: Dave Howarth

“I’m delighted,” he said speaking to the club’s TV channel.

“I’ve loved every minute that I’ve been here. It’s a really impressive club. It’s moving in the right direction and I’m happy that I’m going to be part of it.

“There’s been a lot of change for the better. Who knows where we’ll end up?”

The midfielder began his career with Premier League side Everton, before moving to Torquay United in 2010.

He enjoyed two and a half years at Plainmoor before being snapped up by Bournemouth in July 2012.

At Bournemouth O’Kane helped the Cherries win promotion from League One, before going on to help the club reach the Premier League in 2015.

The 27 year-old joined Leeds from Dean Court last summer and has made 27 appearances for the Whites in all competitions.

He becomes the latest United man to sign a new contract this week, following the announcements of defensive due Gaetano Berardi and Liam Cooper.

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O’Kane has made seven appearances for Ireland, appearing twice in 2017.

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