Tottenham winger Andros Townsend has signed a new four-year contract.

The 22-year-old has come to prominence both on and off the field recently and his fine start to the Barclays Premier League season saw him called up by England for their two vital World Cup qualifiers.

Townsend scored on his full England debut against Montenegro last Friday before winning a second cap against Poland on Tuesday as the Three Lions qualified for the World Cup finals in Brazil next year.

Tottenham stated on their website: "We are delighted to announce that Andros Townsend has signed a new four-year contract with the club."

Townsend has made eight Premier League appearances this season for Spurs after picking up valuable top-flight experience at QPR in the second half of the last campaign.

Prior to the 2013/14 season Townsend had made 18 appearances for the White Hart Lane club scoring three goals.

While his on-field contribution has seen him take centre stage Townsend has also found himself caught up in the row over Roy Hodgson's half-time joke during the match against Poland.

Hodgson made a quip about a monkey in space to illustrate why his players should give the ball to Townsend but was forced to apologise on Thursday after claims it was racist.