Paul Hanlon: Hibernian defender signs new three-year contract

Paul Hanlon and Hibs captain David Gray with the Scottish Cup
Hanlon (left) and Hibs captain David Gray with the Scottish Cup

Hibernian defender Paul Hanlon has signed a new three-year contract, keeping him at Easter Road until the summer of 2019.

The 26-year-old centre-half made his Hibs debut in 2008 and has been a first-team regular for seven seasons.

He was a Scottish Cup winner in May, having been a losing finalist in 2012 and 2013.

"I'm determined to build on our success from last season and get Hibs back to the Premiership," said Hanlon.

Talking to the club website,external-link he added: "There is a real excitement following the end to the season and, with [new manager] Neil [Lennon] coming in, I'm looking forward to getting started again."

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