Derby have confirmed that Stephen Pearson has signed a new contract, committing his future to the Rams until 2012.
The 27-year-old Scot has put pen to paper on the deal and is excited to be part of Nigel Clough's plans for the future.
"It's great to have it all sorted and although I had other options this is the only place I really want to be," he said.
"Now my future is sorted I can focus on doing my best for the team and making sure we continue to improve."
Rams boss Nigel Clough said: "This is fantastic news and we are all delighted that Stephen has committed his future to Derby County."
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