Visser to repay Edinburgh
Free-scoring winger agrees new two-year deal
Last Updated: 21/01/11 9:04am
Visser: New deal
Free-scoring winger Tim Visser has agreed a new two-year deal to remain at Edinburgh.
"Edinburgh showed a lot of faith in me when they brought me up here, and I'm delighted to be able to repay that by staying on and helping the club to grow. "
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The Dutchman has been in superb form since making the switch from Newcastle in June 2009, with Visser topping the try-scoring charts in his debut season.
Visser also finished the season as the Magners League Young Player of the Season - with the 23-year-old earning a place in the Magners League Dream Team.
And Visser admitted he is determined to repay Edinburgh for the faith they had put in him.
"My first thought when it came to deciding my future was always to stay at Edinburgh," he told the club's official site.
"I'm thrilled that I've got everything sorted out nice and early so that I can focus on helping the team enjoy a successful second half to the season, starting with the Heineken Cup match against Cardiff.
"Edinburgh showed a lot of faith in me when they brought me up here, and I'm delighted to be able to repay that by staying on and helping the club to grow.
"We've got a talented young squad, and I'm convinced that we're in a good position to really kick on in the next few years.
"I feel very at home in the set-up, I get great support from the coaches and my teammates, and I know how important those things are in helping you continue to perform. I've thoroughly enjoyed my time at the club so far, and I want to be a part of it getting bigger and better over time."