Huddersfield Town skipper Mark Hudson is on the brink of signing a new deal.

The centre-back, who has just turned 34, is out of contract this summer.

Former Cardiff City man Hudson recently revealed he has been in talks over staying at the John Smith’s Stadium.

Now he could put pen to paper before Saturday’s trip to Blackburn Rovers.

Hudson has made 75 Championship appearances since signing in September 2014.

“There’s a few little tweaks still needed but I want it done,” he said.

“The chairman knows where I stand. There’s a few little bits, that happens in contract talks.

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“But hopefully we can get it signed before the next game.

“I am happy with the way things are. Hopefully my representatives will sort it out and we can put it to bed.”

Town, in 19th, have five matches to go and the captain is looking for a strong end to the campaign.

“There are still a lot of points to play for,” he said. “Nothing is decided.

“We are confident as a group in what we are trying to achieve.

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“Teams above us can still be caught and we will be aiming to do just that.

“We go into every game trying to win and we want to finish on a high.”

Town will climb above Blackburn, currently 16th, by winning at Ewood Park.