- Ben Gibson progressed through the youth ranks at the Riverside Stadium
- The defender spent some time on loan at Plymouth, York and Tranmere
- After putting pen to paper, Gibson said: ‘I’m delighted to sign a new contract’
Defender Ben Gibson has signed a new five-year deal with Middlesbrough, the Championship side have announced.
The 24-year-old, who has previously been linked with the likes of Manchester City, West Brom and Southampton, progressed through the youth ranks at the Riverside Stadium club and has spent time on loan at Plymouth, York and Tranmere.
‘We’re delighted to announce that Ben Gibson has signed a new five-year contract with the club,’ Middlesbrough said in a statement on the club’s official website.
Ben Gibson (left) has progressed through the ranks at Championship outfit Middlesbrough
‘Having been with Boro since the age of 10, and risen through the ranks of the Academy through to the first team, the 24-year-old has put pen to paper on a new deal that runs to 2022.’
Gibson, who has represented England at age-group level and played for the England Under-21s, said: ‘I’m delighted to sign a new contract.
‘I’ve been lucky enough to go on and play for the club, and even captain the team, and I’ve had some amazing experiences here.’
After putting pen to paper, the 24-year-old said he was ‘delighted to sign a new contract’