Karleigh Osborne has opened negotiations with Brentford over a new contract.

Osborne has impressed since joining the Bees in the summer and manager Andy Scott is ready to reward the defender with a contract extension.

"We have spoken to Karleigh's representatives," Scott told the Hounslow Chronicle. "He has done well this season, and has really taken the bull by the horns. He still has 18 months to run on his current deal, but we've rewarded him with a new one."

Midfielder Kevin O'Connor is also close to signing a two-year extension with the club.

"Everyone's happy and we hope to have it ratified by the board soon," he added.

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