Kurt Zouma signs new Saint-Etienne deal

St Etienne player Kurt Zouma during a match on October 1, 2011
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Kurt Zouma signs a new deal with Saint-Etienne that will keep him at the Ligue 1 club until 2017.

Highly-rated French defender Kurt Zouma has penned a new deal at his current club Saint-Etienne.

Zouma, who was strongly linked with a move to Manchester United in the January transfer window, has extended his stay at the Ligue 1 club to 2017.

In a club statement, Zouma said: "This extension is a great vote of confidence in me from the club. St Etienne means a lot to me because it is where I was developed.

"This is a new step in my career. I still need to learn. I will also gain experience and I know that will help me to grow."

Zouma has made 27 league appearances for St-Etienne.

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