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Jason Cummings signs new four-year contract to remain at Hibernian

first_imgAfter relegation under Terry Butcher, Cummings shone in the Scottish Championship under new boss Alan Stubbs, netting 21 goals in 43 appearances.He had another memorable season in 2015/16, scoring 25 times in 49 games and picking up a Scottish Cup winners’ medal.Cummings has seven caps for Scotland Under-21s and has scored three goals for the age level international side. “There was never any doubt in my mind over where I wanted to be this season, and I’m relieved to get it over the line.“I feel my game has developed a lot over the last few seasons, and I’m looking forward to continuing to progress under the new manager.“Everyone is buzzing after the Scottish Cup win, from the players to the supporters, and I’m sure we can achieve more over the coming years.”The Scotland Under-21 cap broke into the first team in 2013, scoring his first goals for Hibs in the Premiership Play-Off against Hamilton Academicals in May 2014. Hibernian have secured top striker Jason Cummings on an extended contract.The 20-year-old was due to be a free agent next summer but he has chosen to remain at Easter Road after new head coach Neil Lennon pleaded with him to help Hibs earn promotion.Cummings is now tied to the Edinburgh side until 2020 on improved terms.He told the club’s website: “I am delighted to have signed the new deal with Hibernian.last_img read more