WINGER Emmanuel Sonupé will be remaining with Harriers after extending his deal to stay at Aggborough.

The lively Sonupé, who netted 15 times last season, has had an option exercised in his contract that keeps him in Worcestershire for another campaign.

Additionally, goalkeepers Tom Palmer and Nathan Vaughan have been secured for another season.

Defender Kennedy Digie and James McQuilkin are among those to be offered new contracts following the 2017/18 season, with Liam Truslove, Andre Brown and James Pearson also presented with new terms.

Harriers will also forward an offer to Elton Ngwatala but, while the club are keen to retain him, it is understood the Frenchman has firm interest from Football League clubs and will be exploring his options.

The status of contracted players and those offered new terms is as follows:

Already tied to deals for 2018/19: Brandon Hall, Nathan Vaughan, Tom Palmer, Lee Vaughan, Jimmy O’Connor, Joel Taylor, Fraser Horsfall, Sam Austin, Ryan Croasdale, Declan Weeks, Dan Bradley, Joe Ironside and Mani Sonupé.

Those offered terms for 2018/19: Kennedy Digie, Liam Truslove, Andre Brown, James McQuilkin, James Pearson and Elton Ngwatala

The club has thanked forward George Waring after the striker returned to Tranmere Rovers following the end of his loan stint at Aggborough.