Dan Harding extends contract at Southampton

Dan Harding
Harding has played in all three Southampton games so far this season

Southampton defender Dan Harding has agreed a new contract which keeps him at the Championship outfit until 2014.

Since joining Saints on a free transfer in 2009, the 27-year-old has made 99 appearances, scoring three times.

Harding told the club websiteexternal-link: "I'm really pleased to be part here for the next three years, and I'm genuinely very happy about signing this deal."

The left-back has joined Kelvin Davis, Aaron Martin and Rickie Lambert in extending his deal at St Mary's.

Manager Nigel Adkins said: "[Harding] was terrific for us last season, and I'm really pleased to keep him and so many others here for the long term."