Jamaal Lascelles: Newcastle United captain signs new contract until 2023
Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles has signed a new six-year deal with the Premier League club.
The 23-year-old, who joined the Magpies from Nottingham Forest in 2014, has extended his contract until June 2023.
Lascelles was made captain by manager Rafael Benitez before last season's Championship-winning campaign and has scored seven times in 75 appearances.
"I'm over the moon. Since I came to Newcastle I've been happy. I love the city, the football, the fans," he said.
"Everything about it I enjoy, so I'm happy to be tied down for the next six years here."
Boss Benitez said Lascelles had "proven himself to be a very good leader and a good role model too".
He added: "He has also improved as a player, responding well to our advice and guidance and getting better with every game. I would like to congratulate him on his new contract, it is very well deserved."