Taylor pens new Swansea deal

Taylor suffered a broken ankle earlier this season but Swansea have opted to extend his deal with the club. Photo: PA

Swansea defender Neil Taylor has signed a new long-term contract.

The Wales international's three-and-a-half-year deal will keep him at the Liberty Stadium until June 2016, the Barclays Premier League club announced on their official website.

Despite being sidelined for the rest of this season with a broken ankle, Swansea were keen keen to increase his current deal with a one-year extension.

Taylor, 23, dislocated and broke his ankle in three places in a league game against Sunderland on September 1.