Brighton goalkeeper Peter Brezovan has spoken of his delight after signing a new two-year contract at the club.

The 30-year-old has kept nine clean sheets in 21 starts since joining the Seagulls in December and is enjoying life at the Withdean Stadium.

"It's quite important for me that I've finished the season strongly, and now I have the opportunity to carry that on next year," he told the club's official website. "It is great to have sorted out the deal and it will be brilliant to be involved at the club for the next two years."

Brezovan added: "I owe a lot to the manager because he brought me to the club and I'm glad he wants me to stay. That's why it was so easy to sign the deal.

"The manager will no doubt bring in more good players in the summer and so it's going to be an exciting season."

Manager Gus Poyet added: "Peter has earned his new contract. Initially he came to play and help us out but I expected that he would prove he was worth a longer deal and he has done that. He has been a very important part of our turnaround since Christmas and now his challenge is to make the position his own for next season and beyond."

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