Kyle Vassell has signed a new two-year contract at Kilmarnock.

The striker has extended his stay with the Rugby Park outfit until the summer of 2025. 

The 30-year-old joined on an initial short-term deal in January, as he became the club's first signing of the winter window.

The well-travelled striker has become a key member of Derek McInnes' squad. 

He's netted two goals since joining, both coming in the Scottish Cup against Dundee United and Inverness respectively.

However, his overall contribution to the team and his ability to bully defenders, and bringing others into play has led to him becoming a popular figure at the Ayrshire club.

The Englishman says he feels at home in Killie.

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He said: “It’s well documented that I’ve represented a number of clubs, but there’s something about Kilmarnock that instantly made the place feel like home. The passion of supporters and the intensity of the league is exactly what I was searching for at this stage of my career.

“The opportunity to continue working under the manager would have been enough to sign an extension alone, so it’s one of the easiest decisions I’ve had to make.

"Support from the boss, coaching staff, and fans has been incredible since I joined the club and I’m determined to repay every one of them for the faith that they have shown in me.”

Killie face an away trip in their final game before the Premiership split on Saturday. 

They take on St Mirren on Saturday afternoon as they aim to win their first away fixture in the league this season.

The Buddies need just one point to secure their top six place.

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