Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has signed a new 4-1/2 year contract until the end of 2023-24 season, with an option for an additional year, the Premier League club said on Friday.
Wilder was appointed as manager of his boyhood club in 2016 and led them from League One to the top-flight, with two promotions in the last three seasons.
The 52-year-old was named League Managers Association Manager of the Year after United secured a return to the Premier League after a 12-year absence last year.
“Chris has played an integral role in our recent and current success and we want him at the helm in the future, driving us forward, hence the new long-term contract,” Blades owner Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said in a statement.
“He is a dynamic leader, with whom the supporters connect and it is important that we have someone of his stature leading this club on the field."