Wycombe centre back Chris Forino has signed a new contract with the club.

The defender, who joined the Chairboys in April of this year after giving up a place at university, has penned a deal that will see him at the club until 2024.

He has played four times for Wanderers so far this season, and received the man of the match award on his league debut in the 2-1 win against Burton Albion on December 7.

Forino’s new contract comes a couple of weeks after Anis Mehmeti extended his deal to keep him at the club for the next two-and-a-half years.

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Gareth Ainsworth said: “Chris was a diamond in the rough when he came to us on trial last season, and he’s worked so hard to get fit, prove what he can do, and become an important part of the squad in a short time.

“He’s another shining example of the development squad programme that we introduced only 18 months ago, and now we’re seeing a number of players taking the opportunities that we’re giving them.

“The whole coaching and medical staff deserve credit for working with Chris and turning him from a player who slotted in to make up the numbers in a trial game, into someone who looks like he has a real future in the game, and Chris should be rightly proud of his efforts to earn this new deal.”