Sky Bet Championship side Birmingham City have this afternoon announced on their official website that midfielder David Cotterill has signed a new two-year extension to his contract at St. Andrews.
Cotterill, 27, joined the Blues on a free transfer back in 2014, after rejecting a new deal to stay at Doncaster Rovers, and has signed to stay in the Midlands until the summer of 2018.
The former Wigan Athletic and Sheffield United man has made 48 appearances for Gary Rowett’s side, and has netted ten goals, the most recent coming on the opening day of this season in the Blues’ 2-1 home win over Reading.
Manager Rowett praised Cotterill’s importance in his squad, telling the official site: ‘I think he is enjoying his football.
‘In the last couple of weeks I think he has got that brightness back about him and that goal threat, that player who we know can put some great stats and performances together that compares to any winger in the division in terms of his goalscoring and his assists.’
The Welsh winger has excelled during his time at St Andrews and Rowett has really brought the best out of the midfielder, and it isn’t a surprise to see the man have his contract extended at the club.
Rowett’s men, who are unbeaten in all competitions so far this season, travel to MK Dons in the Sky Bet Championship tomorrow.
The Blues currently sit in ninth place in the Sky Bet Championship table, having accrued five points from three league games thus far this season.
Birmingham fans…. What do you make of this news? Is Cotterill a key player in your team? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!