The new deal will keep the 28-year-old at the club until 2014.
“I am delighted to sign my new contract here,” he told skysports.com
“I love this club and I will get more chances to play in this fantastic team.
“I had some contacts but I did not want to move for moving sake, I am happy here and I want to play for a team who fight for silverware. I got that mentality during my time with Manchester United.”