Aluko extends Hull deal

Hull City has finally won the battle of securing the services of Nigerian international,Sone Aluko as he has penned a new 2 and a half year deal contract with th Tigers which would keep him till 2016.
The 24-year old’s initial contract which was set to expire at the end of the season and it appeared that Hull will be losing their star man on a free and it was reported that Crystal Palace are waiting on the flanks, hoping to sign him up during the January window.
“I’m happy to extend my stay here,” Aluko told the club’s official website.
“I’ve said right from the beginning, when talk about a new deal first came about, that I was happy here.
“I also said that it might take time for the deal to happen and that is how it turned out.
“Because it took a while, people started making a story out of it and were saying that I was going to this place or that place. That was always irrelevant.
“I have to thank the manager and the owners of the club.
“I would also like to thank my team-mates for helping to make my time here a success. If it wasn’t for them, there probably wouldn’t be a new deal.”