Jon Walters admits he would love to cap his best ever season at Stoke City by pledging his long-term future to the club.
This year has been a remarkable one for the 28-year-old striker who has become a regular in the Republic of Ireland squad.
It was his goals last term that fired Stoke into Europe for the first time since the 1974/75 season when they lost to Dutch giants Ajax in the UEFA Cup.
And Walters, who still has three-and-a-half years left on his contract, has been rewarded with the Sir Stanley Matthews trophy after being named the Stoke City Potteries Footballer of the Year.
Sir Stanley Matthews
Walters said: "I am absolutely chuffed to bits to win this award. It is not just a football club award, but a city award, and with Ryan Shawcross and Robert Huth already winning it, I'm happy to be in their company.
"We have carried on improving year-on-year and now we want to finish in the top 10 for the first time.
"On a personal level, you want to keep going at a club that is improving and keep improving yourself.
"Players with great Premier League and international experience like Peter Crouch were signed last year, and I want to be a part of that for many years to come if I can.
"This season has been an experience for everyone, and there is still a lot to play for. Hopefully, it will set me and Glenn Whelan up for the Euros."