Newcastle have announced that goalkeeper Martin Dubravka has penned a new six-year deal at the club, cementing his place as the Magpies' number one stopper.
The Slovakia international initially joined the club on loan
"It is an amazing feeling," he said.
Under Steve Bruce this term, Newcastle find themselves struggling in 18th position in the league, having won just two of their nine league games, although they were impressive victories over Tottenham and United respectively.
Nevertheless, the news that Dubravka has opted to commit his future to the club delighted Bruce, who insisted the goalkeeper is a big part of his future plans in the north-west has he bids to turn the tide in Tyneside.
The head coach said: "I'm really, really pleased that Martin has committed his future to the club. He's been absolutely fantastic since the day he arrived and he's a hugely important figure for us both on the pitch and in the dressing room.