Whittingham stays at Cardiff

  • Last Updated: August 28 2012, 13:16 BST

Peter Whittingham has pledged his future to Cardiff by putting pen to paper on a new three-year-deal.

Peter Whittingham: Staying at Cardiff

Whittingham, who joined the Bluebirds in 2007, has taken part in over 250 games in all competitions and scored over sixty goals.

Boss Malky Mackay is delighted to keep the 27-year-old at the club.

"We're absolutely delighted that peter has committed himself to the club for the longer term following a couple of top flight clubs coming in for him," said Mackay.

"I had a good conversation with him and he's decided to commit his future with us, so on behalf of my staff and the club we are happy to have backed that commitment by improving the terms of his contract.

"He's still a relative youngster who is great to work with, and I've very much enjoyed having him here as one of my players over the last year, during which time he's improved again.

"Going forward he's someone who I won't stop pushing because I see so much talent there."

"All of us here work hard with him in training every day, but he also puts a lot in himself.

"Underneath his calm demeanour there's a real determination to play at the top level, and we're happy that he's committed that desire to trying to achieve his goals with Cardiff City."