Former England captain set to re-sign with Wasps

Former England Captain Phil Vickery has revealed that he is ready to sign an extended contract with London Wasps that will take him through to 2011.


Vickery has been with Wasps since 2006, after he joined them from Gloucester, and appears keen to extend his stay at Adams Park after holding contract talks with club officials.


Vickery’s current deal is due to expire early in 2009 has been offered a new two-year contract and the 32-year-old is ready to commit himself to the current Guinness Premiership champions.


The former England captain revealed: “I have been made a very fair offer which I am perfectly satisfied with.


“Nothing has been signed but we have reached a verbal agreement and I’d be more than happy to stay.” he told the Telegraph.


Vickery’s fellow Wasps and England team mates Tom Rees, Danny Cipriani and James Haskell also have contracts that will expire in 2009 and Vickery is hoping that they too will extend with Wasps


“I don’t know about other players’ business but I sincerely hope the others who are out of contract sign as well.


“You have to be happy with what you’re offered and I hope they get it sorted out. I have nothing but good to say about Wasps.”

 

Rugbyweek.com

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