United confirmed the deal today although it had been in the pipeline for a few weeks, he will now be with the club until the summer of 2011.
Sir Alex Ferguson told ManUtd.com: “Edwin’s professionalism and dedication to his job and the way he looks after himself as a professional has given him the longevity in the game.
“That longevity includes such great experience not just at United, but at Juventus, Ajax and on an international level. We are absolutely delighted he is continuing for another year.”
“I still feel good and am enjoying my football,” van der Sar added.
“This is a great club and I was shown a great deal of compassion and support during a difficult time in December and January for which I am extremely grateful. I am looking forward to winning more trophies with this great team.”