Jones in Feyenoord contract extension talks

Feyenoord are reportedly keen to extend the contract of goalkeeper Brad Jones' following a sterling start to his career with the Eredivisie side.

The 34-year-old Australian, who has struggled for game time at the majority of his previous clubs, has found a new lease of life in the Netherlands.

After a season of hardly featuring for Bradford City following his release from Liverpool, where he played just 11 times in five seasons, Jones enjoyed a run of games with NEC having signed on a six-month deal in January 2016.

Despite the club wanting to keep him, Jones opted to join Feyenoord on a one-year deal, and has been a revelation as the club stormed to the top of the Dutch standings, with 12 wins from their 16 games played.

In  total, he has kept 10 clean sheets in 21 games this season for Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side.

Gary Williams, who represents, Jones said: "Brad has been excellent for Feyenoord since arriving and is enjoying every minute of it.

"We are in talks over a contract extension and we will see where those discussions go, but he is fee to talk to other clubs in January [if nothing is resolved]."

Jones was unable to stop Feyenoord from being eliminated from the Europa League but was named in a best XI, from the opening rounds, while also being voted Goalkeeper of the Year in the Eredivisie for 2016 by GOAL.

Jones began his career in England with Middlesbrough, and spent time on loan with a number of clubs including  Shelbourne, Stockport County, Rotherham United, Blackpool and Sheffield Wednesday, before signing for Liverpool.