DONE DEAL: Laurent Blanc agrees a contract extension with PSG until 2016

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PSG have officially announced on Thursday that manager Laurent Blanc has agreed a contract extension with the club until 2016.

The announcement comes the day after PSG secured the 2013-14 Ligue 1 title.

The club published the following press release on their website:

Paris Saint-Germain is delighted to announce that Laurent Blanc has signed a one-year contract extension. The coach is now tied to the club until June 2016.

After signing his new deal, Laurent Blanc said: “I am very happy to continue with Paris Saint-Germain. I want to be a part of this project over the long term, the most ambitious project in european football. Together, we will dream bigger.”

“It is perfectly justified to show our confidence in Laurent Blanc. We are very happy with his results this season, as well as the very attractive football the team has played. We are convinced we will win a lot more trophies together,” declared Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Paris Saint-Germain president.