JORDAN Rhodes has signed a new contract with Blackburn Rovers.

The prolific striker has put pen to paper on a deal that will tie him to the club until 2019.

The 24-year-old has scored 53 goals in 96 games for the Ewood Park outfit following his club record £8m move from Huddersfield Town in August 2012.

Rhodes was under contract until 2017.

Rhodes told the club's official website: "I'm delighted, I'm very happy.

"It is a fantastic football club and I'm very lucky to be here."