Motherwell have confirmed that Northern Ireland international Trevor Carson will stay with the Fir Park club until 2022.

Carson has battled back into Motherwell contention following a career-threatening bout of DVT last season. Whilst he is yet to feature, Carson’s provided reliable cover for Mark Gillespie.

Carson’s staying in Motherwell. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

If it wasn’t for the form of Gillespie, the Northern Irishman would likely be the club’s number one. It’s a boost nonetheless for Stephen Robinson as both stoppers’ contracts were due to run out in the summer.

Carson has penned his deal which will delight Robinson following comments that he’d like to get deals over the line for both his fellow countryman and Gillespie. There was also some interest from Livingston, but the Well have fended it off.

“I am delighted to be staying with the club,” Carson said in Motherwell’s contract announcement. “It was a no-brainer to stay with a team that is continuing to constantly improve.

He’ll be with the club until 2022. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

”I will keep working hard for the squad as we try and push in in the second half of the season and beyond.”

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