Coventry City have confirmed that midfielder John Fleck has signed a new contract with the Sky Blues.
John Fleck has signed a new deal at Coventry City
Fleck, 23, has signed an extension until 30th June 2016 as he was due to be out-of-contract this summer.
John Fleck signed for Coventry City from Scottish side Rangers in July 2012 where he made 41 appearances before joining the Sky Blues.
The Glasgow-born midfielder had the option to have his contract transferred to the ‘new Rangers’ set up by Charles Green, but ultimately objected to that happening, and Fleck became a free agent.
Fleck has so far made 118 appearances for Coventry City, during his two-and-a-half year spell.
Coventry City manager, Steven Pressley told the official Sky Blues site following the extension being signe “We’re delighted to keep John here as he is a pivotal part of our plans moving forward,”
“Since I arrived at the club, John has been one of the most outstanding performers.”
“His excellent technical ability is coupled with a real desire to win and a great attitude, something which we expect from all of the players at this football club.”
“We’re pleased to keep John here and we believe that he will continue to improve with us.”John Fleck also spoke on his new deal on the Sky Blues official site
“It’s obviously nice to get offered a deal and great to get it done,”
“The first bit of contact with my representatives was just before Christmas so it’s not been a long drawn out process or anything like that, we’ve got it done and it was an easy decision for me to make.”
“I’m really happy, I’m enjoying my time here. It’s a great club with a really good fanbase and a good manager, so I’m really happy and I’m eager to continue improving and to keep helping the club.”
“I think it’s a good time to be here and I’m looking forward to the future.”
Coventry City currently sit 16th in League One, six points clear of the relegation zone, and only four points off the play-off places.