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Kings of Anglia Issue 7 Magazine Offer With Jimmy Bullard and Tristan Nydam

‘I’m absolutely buzzing’: Nydam signs new long-term deal at Ipswich Town

PUBLISHED: 17:01 09 November 2017 | UPDATED: 08:04 10 November 2017

Tristan Nydam pictured signing his new contract at Ipswich Town. Picture: ITFC

Tristan Nydam pictured signing his new contract at Ipswich Town. Picture: ITFC

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Ipswich Town have secured the long-term future of one of their brightest young stars, with the news midfielder Tristan Nydam has signed a new deal until the summer of 2021.

The 18-year-old has burst onto the scene alongside fellow youngster Flynn Downes during the opening months of the new season, putting in a string of impressive display in midfield.

His good form has now been rewarded with a new deal, which also includes the option of a further 12 months, with Nydam delighted to be able to commit his future to the club.

“I’m absolutely buzzing,” he said.

“I’ve been at the club since I was nine and to sign a contract extension is great for me and shows the hard work is paying off.

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“It’s been a decent start for me and the gaffer has put his trust in me. I could not be more grateful to him as a gaffer and the rest of my team-mates.

Tristan Nydam has signed a new deal with Ipswich Town.    PICTURE: STEVE WALLER Tristan Nydam has signed a new deal with Ipswich Town. PICTURE: STEVE WALLER

“This is nothing for me to look back on, I have to keep working hard and keep impressing the gaffer, TC and my team-mates.

Nydam has featured 13 times for the Blues after making his debut in the Carabao Cup at Luton, having previously stated his aim to make 10 starts in what is his first season as a first-team player. He has now adjusted that goal, having already made eight.

“I feel good, I feel I’ve adjusted well to the Championship and I’m training well so I have to keep going,” he said.

“I need two more starts to reach that 10 but I’ve pushed it on to 15 now. Hopefully I can achieve that before the end of the season.”

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Nydam is the second Ipswich youngster to sign a new deal today, after striker Ben Morris put pen to paper on an extension to the end of the 2018/19 season.

The teenager has been a regular fixture in the Blues’ Under 23 side this season, scoring twice, with both goals coming in a 5-2 win away at Nottingham Forest.

He also made his first-team debut for Ipswich earlier this campaign, coming off the bench to assists Bersant Celina’s consolation goal in the 2-1 defeat by Crystal Palace in the Carabao Cup at Selhurst Park.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst says starting new boy Jordan Roberts as a striker in Saturday’s 2-0 friendly defeat at Braintree Town was a needs-must situation.

Ipswich Town have announced the signing of winger Gwion Edwards from League One side Peterborough united.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst has suggested there will be several more ins and outs over the next month as he looks to really put his own stamp on the squad.

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski has today signed a bumper new long-term contract.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Hurst says a few of his players could take a leaf out of teenage midfielder Andre Dozzell’s book.

Former Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick is set to join Championship rivals Sheffield United on trial, according to the Sheffield Star.

Ipswich Town duo Trevoh Chalobah and Ben Morris have officially been named in the England squad that has travelled to Finland for the European Under-19 Championships.

Andre Dozzell has his sights set firmly on the opening day of the Championship season as he steps up his recovery from last season’s knee injury.

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