Brighton goalie Steele signs on to 2023

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Teammate to Australian Mat Ryan, Brighton & Hove Albion goalkeeper Jason Steele has signed a new deal, tying him to the Premier League club until June 2023.

The 30-year-old has made four appearances this season, mostly deputising for Ryan, and made four penalty saves in the shoot-out win over Newport in the FA Cup on Sunday.

"Jason has been great for us and we are pleased to extend his stay here," Brighton manager Graham Potter told Brighton's website.

"He is fantastic within the group, he has supported the players even when he's not been in the team and that is a credit to his character.

"He adds a huge amount to the goalkeeping competition we have and he proved that with the level of performance in the penalty shoot-out on Sunday night against Newport."

Ryan has made 121 appearances for Brighton since joining the club in 2017 but he's fallen out of favour in recent weeks.

Potter in December said Ryan had the freedom to seek offers from other clubs.