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Last Updated: Friday, 15 July, 2005, 16:30 GMT 17:30 UK
Reyes and Clichy sign new deals
Arsenal striker Jose Antonio Reyes
Reyes (pictured) and Clichy are staying at Highbury
Striker Jose Antonio Reyes and defender Gael Clichy have signed new long-term contracts with Arsenal.

Reyes, 21, has agreed a six-year deal, keeping him at the club until 2011, while 19-year-old Clichy's future with is secured until 2010.

Spaniard Reyes had been linked with a return to his homeland but will now add to his 66 appearances and 17 goals for the Gunners since joining in 2004.

France U-21 international Clichy has played 46 times for the Londoners.

Reyes said: "I am so happy to have extended my contract with Arsenal and I'm looking forward to having many more successful years with the club.

"I'm working hard in pre-season training at the moment and am getting ready for next season, when I will do my best to help the club challenge for all the available trophies."

Clichy was similarly delighted to have signed a new deal.

"I hope too that we will win trophies next season and that I will have the opportunity to prove to the club and the fans that they were right to give me a new contract," he told Arsenal's website."

The news that the pair have committed themselves to the club will be a welcome boost on the day that skipper Patrick Vieira signed for Juventus.




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