Gary Rowett signs new Derby deal to end Stoke speculation

Derby manager Gary Rowett has signed a new contract with the club to end any uncertainty regarding his future.

The 43-year-old has been heavily linked with the vacant managerial position at Stoke after the Premier League strugglers sacked Mark Hughes on Saturday shortly after their humiliating FA Cup defeat at Coventry.

However, the Rams announced on Tuesday that Rowett has put pen to paper on a new three-and-a-half-year deal at Pride Park, just 10 months after he was appointed by the Sky Bet Championship club.

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