Brighton’s Cameroon international defender Gaetan Bong has agreed a new one-year contract until June 2020.

The 31-year-old former Wigan player joined the Seagulls on a free transfer in July 2015, helping the club to promotion in 2017.

He signed a new contract in February 2018 and has made 24 appearances for ’s side this term.

Bong also came out of international retirement in 2018 and captained his nation in a friendly against .

Hughton said: “Gaetan has been part of the squad for the majority of my time here, and has proven to be an important player for us in both the Championship and .

“He gives everything on the field and sets a great example. His professionalism in training every day is commendable, and he thoroughly deserves his new deal.”

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