Curtis Davies signs new deal at Hull

Hull defender ends speculation over future by signing new deal.

Hull City defender Curtis Davies has signed a new contract to keep him at the Championship promotion hopefuls.

Davies' future at Hull had been the subject of conjecture with the central defender's current deal due to expire at the end of this season.

A number of Premier League clubs were keeping tabs on Davies' situation at Hull and were weighing up moves for the experienced stopper on a free transfer in the summer.

Hull had been desperate to keep hold of the former Aston Villa and West Brom man and had offered Davies a new two-and-a-half-year deal to see him remain at the KC Stadium.

The 30-year-old has now accepted the offer on the table and pledged his future to the club.

Davies has established himself as a key man at Hull since joining the club from Birmingham in 2013, helping them reach the FA Cup final in 2014.

News of Davies' new deal will come as a massive boost to Steve Bruce's men ahead of Friday's pivotal clash with promotion rivals Middlesbrough on Friday and they will be hoping it will give a lift to their promotion hopes.

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