Elliot Embleton has signed a new three-and-a-half year deal at Sunderland, the club have confirmed this morning.
Embleton’s original deal was set to expire at the end of this season, but the club have moved quick to extend his contract after an impressive season so far.
The 22-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Blackpool, playing a key role in helping the Tangerines win promotion via the play-offs.
He has since returned to the Stadium of Light and established himself as a key player under Lee Johnson, scoring two goals and providing three assists in nine League One starts.
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Sunderland have now confirmed via their official website that Embleton has now signed a new deal at the Stadium of Light, keeping him at the club until 2025.
Embleton says he is “buzzing” to sign a new deal, adding: “It’s a very proud moment for me and my family, and hopefully I can keep showing the supporters what I can do on the pitch. I’ve been here a long time, so signing this contract is special and now, I’m really looking forward to pushing on”
It seems that he isn’t the only who who is buzzing, too…
Great news to get him signed till 2025, hopefully Neil is next to sign
— Brett Redmayne *legacy Sunderland fan* (@brettd1981) October 13, 2021
I hope it's a 60 year contract mind
— 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐧 (@FORSTERSAFC) October 13, 2021
Brilliant news, didn’t expect this on a Wednesday morning 😅
— Jack Gilmore 🔴⚪️ (@15jgilmore) October 13, 2021
Get in!!! Happy Wednesday 🙌🏼🔴⚪️
— Ken Walsh🔴⚪️🇮🇪 (@PhillipsSAFC) October 13, 2021
Superb lads 🔴⚪️
— James Tweddell (@Jamestweddell) October 13, 2021
This is good news!! Cx
— Carole Foster (@calfoz) October 13, 2021
— Paul 🏴 (@paulsafc_) October 13, 2021