Brighton & Hove Albion defender Lewis Dunk has signed a new four-year contract with the club, until the end of the 2017/18 season.
The talented 22-year-old central defender becomes the latest young player to pledge his future to the club, after Solly March, Jake Forster-Caskey, Rohan Ince and Christian Walton all recently agreed new long-term contracts.
Manager Sami Hyypia said, "Lewis fully deserves this new contract. He has proved that he is worthy of a place in our first-team squad, and he has a very bright future ahead of him.
"He has come through the club’s youth system and developed as a player. It is now up to Lewis to work hard, continue learning and try to earn a regular place in the first team."
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Head of football operations David Burke added, "Lewis’s new deal is further proof of our commitment developing our own young talent, and also securing their long-term futures.
"He has impressed for the first team, and shown he is an accomplished player at Championship level. His challenge now is to earn a regular place in the first team."
Dunk made his first team debut in a 0-0 draw with MK Dons at the end of the 2009/10 season aged 18, and has made 68 appearances so far.