(CNN) -- England international Aaron Lennon has signed a contract extension at Tottenham Hotspur after speculation linking him to a summer move to fellow Premier League side Liverpool.
Lennon celebrates his goal against Hull in a recent Premier League game.
The flying winger has been in tremendous form in recent weeks and tipped for a recall to the England fold under Fabio Capello.
Tottenham have rewarded his efforts with a deal which lasts until 2014, a two-year extension to his current contract.
"He has signed for the next five years and that is good news for the club," Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp told Press Association.
"He wants to stay and we want to keep him -- he is a young player with a great future.
Redknapp said he wanted to build his team around the likes Lennon and Croatia international playmaker Luka Modric who has been linked with Juventus.
"I wouldn't see why anyone would want to leave the Premier League and play in Serie A, we're way in front of them and there is no comparison," he added.
Lennon, signed from Leeds in 2005, burst to prominence as he forced his way into England contention during the 2006 World Cup finals.
He was considered the natural successor to David Beckham on the wide right side of midfield, but indifferent form has seen him slip down the international pecking order.
But recent performances have reportedly attracted the attention of title-chasing Liverpool and Aston Villa.
Tottenham will be looking to Lennon as they play Chelsea on Saturday in a heavyweight London derby.
"They (Chelsea) are coming back to their very best and have key players back, so they are a real force," Redknapp added.