The Scotland international is the eighth Saints player to sign a new deal in recent months, joining the likes of James Ward-Prowse, Jan Bednarek and Shane Long in committing h to his future to the club.
Armstrong Extends Southampton Contract Until 2024
Starting 2021 off right ✍️#SaintsFC is delighted to announce Stuart Armstrong has signed a new contract with the club:
— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) January 1, 2021
Armstrong: Southampton a ‘Great Club to Be a Part of”
Speaking to the club website after signing the new contract, Armstrong said: “I’m very happy. It’s a great group, we’re doing well, it’s very positive, and to extend my time here and be part of the club going into the future is something I’m very happy about.
“It’s a great club to be a part of and it’s a club that has a feel of positivity and heading in the right direction.”
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl also expressed his delight at securing Armstrong’s services for another three seasons.
“I am very happy with this news. Stuart is a very smart player and is someone who is important for our team.
“He has become more comfortable and confident playing in the number ten position, and it has been pleasing to see the development he has made as a result of the work he has done with us on this.
“I think he is someone who can continue to improve and make a very positive contribution for us here in the future, so it is good for the club and for him also to sign this deal.”
Armstrong New Southampton Contract Deserved
Arriving at Southampton from Celtic in 2018, Armstrong scored three goals and provided two assists in a quiet first season at St Mary’s.
However, the Scot has seven goals and five assists in the Premier League since the start of 2020, establishing himself as a key member of Hasenhüttl’s starting XI.
Southampton are currently ninth in the Premier League, level on points with fifth placed Aston Villa, and play host to Liverpool on Monday night with Armstrong, new contract signed, set to play a part.
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