Cardiff City captain Morrison among seven to sign new deals

Joe Ralls, Callum Paterson and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing have signed new Cardiff City contracts, along with captain Sean Morrison.

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Cardiff City captain Sean Morrison is one of the seven players to have agreed new contracts with the promoted club. Morrison has signed a four-year deal, with Joe Ralls and Callum Paterson also committing their futures to the club to 2022.

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing's new contract runs to 2021, while Lee Peltier and Matthew Connolly have penned two-year deals.

Brian Murphy's contract had expired, but the goalkeeper has been given a fresh one-year contract to stay at Cardiff ahead of its impending Premier League campaign.

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"We've worked really hard this week to get a number of the lads' contracts tied down ahead of the new season," said Neil Warnock. The Cardiff manager also confirmed that Iceland captain Aron Gunnarsson has agreed to sign a one-year contract extension.

"He wants to help us try and stay in the Premier League, and I think that's great. We had a chat six weeks ago and he told me he wanted to stay; now we're looking forward to him coming back in to the group," added Warnock.

Cardiff's preparations for the 2018-19 Premier League season has included the new signings of Bobby Reid, Alex Smithies, Josh Murphy and Greg Cunningham.

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