Tranmere Rovers have confirmed midfielder John Welsh has signed a new contract with club.
Welsh joined Tranmere last summer from Bury and has made 45 league appearances, scoring four goals, since the switch.
Rovers have now opted to reward the 26-year-old with a two-year deal, such has been the impression he has made at Prenton Park.
Manager Les Parry said: "John performed consistently well for us last season so I'm pleased he has signed a new contract.
"He's a hard working midfielder, a great character to have around the club and a very enthusiastic professional.
"He formed good partnerships with Ash Taylor, Joss Labadie and Paul McLaren during last season and hopefully they'll continue where they left off."