Dean Cox signs new Leyton Orient contract

Leyton Orient transfer news: Dean Cox has put pen-to-paper on a three-and-a-half year deal

Leyton Orient have confirmed that winger Dean Cox has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract, taking him up to the end of the 2014/2015 season.

The 27-year-old has been with the O’s since joining from Brighton in 2010 and has scored 17 league goals in 66 appearances in League One.

“Very pleased to have signed a new deal this morning thank you for the messages,” Cox said on Twitter.

His manager Russell Slade was also delighted to have extended the winger’s contract.

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“We’re obviously delighted that Dean has put pen to paper on a new long-term contract with the club.

“It’s a terrific signing - he’s scored 19 goals and made 30 assists in just a season-and-a-half with us and that outlines what a positive contribution he has made.

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“It was important to keep him at the club and we’re delighted that we can continue to build with him as a part of it.”

Orient have also offered deals to captain Stephen Dawson and George Porter but are yet to hear from the duo.

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