Widely Coveted Fulham Midfielder Tom Cairney Signs New Long-Term Contract Until 2021

Wednesday July 19th, 2017

​Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney has committed his long-term future to the club after signing a new four-year contract that will keep him at Craven Cottage until at least 2021.


Fulham also hold an option to extend the deal by a further 12 months to 2022 should they wish.

A product of Hull's youth setup, Cairney arrived in west London in 2015 after a short spell at Blackburn Rovers and has since established himself as one of the Championship's best players - resulting in a PFA Team of the Year nod in 2016/17.

Cairney was also named Fulham's Player of the Year and was the only player at the club to reach double figures in both goals and assists over the course of the campaign as Fulham reached the Championship playoff semi-finals.

BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 22: Tom Cairney of Fulham celebrates his sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Fulham at Ashton Gate on February 22, 2017 in Bristol, United Kingdom. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)
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The 26-year-old has often captained the Cottagers, serving as vice skipper to the now retired Scott Parker, and it is expected that he will take on the role full-time in the upcoming season.

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