England internationals George Ford, Ellis Genge and Ben Youngs have signed new contracts with Leicester Tigers.
The trio signed new deals in January but have committed their long-term futures to the Premiership club.
England fly-half Ford made his Leicester debut aged 16 in 2009 and has made 90 appearances during his two stints with the club.
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Ford’s half-back partner Youngs, 30, has made 244 appearances for Leicester while loosehead Genge has played 70 times for Welford Road side.
South African centre Jaco Taute has also agreed a new deal, which will help offset the departure of Manu Tuilagi, who was one of five players to leave the club after refusing to accept a 25 per cent pay cut for the 2020-21 season.
Leicester director of rugby Geordan Murphy said: “George is one of the world’s best and to have him extend his contract, showing a belief in what we are building here and the vision we have for Leicester Tigers, is exciting.
“He is as professional a player as I have seen in my career, as both a player and coach, and one of the senior leaders at our club.
“George finds ways, every day, to improve himself as a player and represents what we believe is integral here in Leicester.
“There is a lot of hard work ahead for all of us at Tigers and we see George playing a key role, on and off the pitch, in our future.
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