Hull City's Alfie Jones 'will only get better' after signing new contract

Hull City coach Grant McCann says Alfie Jones will only improve after being rewarded with a new two-year contract and the option of a further 12 months.

REWARD: Hull City's Alfie Jones

The versatile 23-year-old enjoyed an impressive debut season after signing from Southampton in September.

Jones made 39 appearances in all competitions in the centre of defence or holding midfield, and has always said he does not yet have a preference as to where he plays.

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He finished the season as a mainstay of the back four, partnering Ian Greaves at centre-back for the final 15 matches as the Tigers won the League One title.

Coach Grant McCann expects Jones to continue improving, and is pleased it will happen in East Yorkshire.

"We’re delighted to tie Alfie down on a longer deal," he said. "Alfie’s performances have been at a consistently high level since joining the club.

“With him being in the option year of his contract, it was important we got him signed up for longer. I’m looking forward to working with him over the next few years and I believe he will only get better and better.”

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