Goalkeeper Michel Vorm signs new Swansea City contract

Goalkeeper Michel Vorm has secured his future with Swansea City by signing a new four-year contract with the Welsh club that will run until 2016.

The Netherlands international, who turns 29 next month, joined Swansea from Utrecht for £1.5m in August 2011.

Vorm was outstanding in Swansea's first season in the Premier League.

"I'm delighted, I'm enjoying my time here very much and it is one of the reasons why I've signed an extension," Vorm told the club's website.

"I can also only see things at Swansea getting better and better. I can see a lot of positive things happening here and I believe the club has a bright future ahead of it.

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When you play in front of our fans and witness the support they give you, it's fantastic

Michel Vorm Swansea goalkeeper

"The club has signed a lot of its quality players for longer periods, which is a good thing.''

Vorm still had two years to run on his current deal but Swansea moved to reward his performances, especially as he had been linked with several of Swansea's top-flight rivals.

"The Premier League has been all I expected it would be - and better,'' added Vorm.

"When you play in front of our fans and witness the support they give you, it's fantastic. We know how much the club means to them.

"And I'm not just talking about the Liberty Stadium. They also travel in their thousands to away games. It makes every game in a Swans shirt enjoyable.''