New deal for Lille ace
By Mark Buckingham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lille have rewarded Cameroon international Jean Makoun with a contract extension.Lille have rewarded Cameroon international Jean Makoun with a contract extension.
Makoun has established himself as an important figure in the Lille side and helped the club qualify for this season's UEFA Champions League.
He has also been a key player this term, scoring three goals in 10 Ligue 1 appearances, and featuring in Europe against Benfica and Villarreal.
The 22-year-old has now been handed a two-year contract extension after Lille moved to secure his long-term future.
The midfielder's deal was due to expire in 2008 but Makoun is now tied to Lille until the summer of 2010.