Walsall defender Netan Sansara has signed a new contract with the League One club.

The left-back, who officially put pen-to-paper on the new deal on Monday, is determined to establish himself as a regular in Chris Hutchings` side.

And the 20-year-old should have a better chance of a regular starting berth this season following the departure of fellow left-back Paul Boertien to Burton. "Last season was a great season for me. I broke into the first team and I played about a dozen games," he told the club's official website.

"This is a big season for me, I`ve been a professional for a couple of years now and it seems people have been talking about me breaking through into the first team for a while. I want to make a name for myself and establish myself as the first-choice left-back.

"I was sad to see Paul Boertien go, I looked up to him and learned a lot from him. But I can't dwell on that because I have an opportunity now and I plan to take it."

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