Striker Jermain Defoe has signed a contract extension with Sunderland. Michy Batshuayi Belgium Jersey . Defoe, who scored 18 goals in all competitions last season, has extended his current deal by another year, keeping him at the Stadium of Light until 2019. The 33-year-old joined Sunderland from MLS side Toronto FC in 2014 in a swap deal with Jozy Altidore and has since gone on to score 22 goals in 53 appearances. The striker often found himself playing on the right-hand side under former Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat and admitted hes relishing every moment of playing for current boss Sam Allardyce. Defoe has extended his contract with Sunderland Im delighted because from day one when I walked into the football club, Ive received nothing but love from people inside the club, the staff, the players and the special fans that are here, Defoe told Sky Sports News HQ.Its well documented that at the beginning of the season I wasnt playing in my favourite position and it was difficult, but at the end of the day youve got to do a job for the team. Defoe scored 18 goals for the Black Cats last season But Sam has come in and played me [up front] and that given me a lot of confidence. Ive got a good relationship with Sam hes a top man and away from football you can knock on his door and speak to him about anything which is always important ad Im delighted.Defoe was voted Supporters Player of the Year last month and finished as the third highest English goal-scorer in the 2015-16 Premier League season, behind Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy.Allardyce said: Jermain is one of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the Premier League and is a player that every manager would want to have in their team. Patrick van Aanholt signed a new contract on Wednesday He proved that beyond doubt last season by scoring 15 league goals, he is in fantastic physical condition and we are very pleased that we have been able to extend his stay with us.News of Defoes contract extension comes a day after Patrick van Aanholt signing a new deal with the club. Van Aanholt has made 69 appearances since joining Sunderland from Chelsea two years ago. 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