Brentford have confirmed that Head Coach Thomas Frank has signed a new contract, on a deal that runs until 2023.
The 46-year-old has overseen a successful campaign thus far for The Bees in 2019-20, with the West London side occupying third place in the Championship table with fourteen wins from 27 league games.
Co-Director of Football Phil Giles said to the club website: “Thomas has done a brilliant job since he took over from Dean, in particular by working with all our coaches to improve our defence this season.”
“I am very pleased that the Club offered me a new contract and I was delighted to sign it. I love coming to work every single day and love working with the players and the staff here,” Frank said after the news was contract extension was confirmed.
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Frank has been in charge at Griffin Park for 15 months, taking the reigns in October 2018 after former manager Dean Smith left the club for Aston Villa.
He previously served as assistant Head Coach under Smith from 2016 to 2018. Prior to joining the Bees, Frank managed Danish Superliga side Brøndby IF for just short of three years.
The 46-year-old guided Brentford to an 11th place league finish in his first season at the club last term, eventually falling short of the play-offs by ten points.
Frank has presided over a 44% win percentage from his 67 games in charge of the Bees so far.
So far this term, Frank has done more than enough to merit being offered an improved deal at the club.
Brentford are having one of their finest seasons in recent memory, and pose a serious threat to achieve promotion to the Premier League.
Frank has got his side to play attractive, attacking football and key players at the club may feel more at ease now the Dane has committed his future to the club for the long-term.