Gomez signs Wigan extension
Wigan Athletic midfielder Jordi Gomez has shown his commitment to the relegation-threatened English Premier League club by signing a new two-year contract.
Wigan are second from bottom of the league with eight games remaining, but despite the threat of relegation Gomez, 26, will remain with the club until 2014. His contract was due to expire in the summer.
The former Barcelona youth team player, who joined Latics from Espanyol in 2009, has scored four goals this season.
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez said: "We are delighted that Jordi is committing himself to our football club. He is our top goalscorer this season and his vision has provided us with a real playmaking role in the side.
"He has accumulated fantastic experience in the Premier League and with potential offers waiting for him in the summer, it is a fantastic gesture towards the football club that he has chosen to commit to Wigan Athletic at this crucial moment of the season."
Gomez, who has scored six times in 42 league starts for Wigan and first worked with Martinez during a loan spell at Swansea, feels settled at the club.
He said: "I would like to thank everyone at the club for making me feel welcome. I feel I can keep improving here and now I want to keep focusing on my game and do all I can to finish the season strongly and keep our Premier League status."