LLANDUDNO have received a huge boost with the news that skipper Danny Hughes has agreed to stay on at the club.

The Pioneer understands that the midfielder has agreed an extension to his current deal for the 2019/20 campaign, which will see Tudno ply their trade in Tier 2 North following their relegation from the JD Welsh Premier League.

Hughes has played a pivotal role in the club’s success over the last five years since moving from Rhyl, with the cultured playmaker part of the squad that won promotion to the top flight under Alan Morgan.

This was followed by Europa League qualification in their first season at WPL level, which saw Hughes score Tudno’s goal in their landmark tie against Swedish giants IFK Goteborg.

Although things did not go to plan for the club last season, Hughes was still one of the standout performers within the group in his role as captain, and he has resisted a host of different offers from other high-profile clubs across the region to remain at the Giant Hospitality Stadium.

The news is a huge early boost to new manager Matthew Jones, who came in after Gary Taylor-Fletcher withdrew from the post after just two days.

It remains to be seen whether Hughes’ decision to stay will alter the decision of other senior squad members who are contemplating their future.