Mikel Rico extends contract with Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao have reached an agreement with midfielder Mikel Rico to extend his contract until June 30, 2019 with a termination clause of 35 million euros ($43.7 million), the Basque football club said on Friday
Athletic Bilbao have reached an agreement with midfielder Mikel Rico to extend his contract until June 30, 2019 with a termination clause of 35 million euros ($43.7 million), the Basque football club said on Friday. Rico, 33, celebrates his fifth season with Bilbao, his team since the summer of 2013 when he arrived from Granada, reports Efe.
Since then, the Spanish midfielder has played a total of 162 official matches: 115 in La Liga, 18 in the Copa del Rey, 28 in European competitions and one Spanish Super Cup match, scoring 13 goals in total. Rico is the sixth Bilbao player to renew his contract in recent weeks after Iago Herrerin, Xabi Etxeita, Inigo Lekue, Inaki Williams and Kepa Arrizabalaga and the 10th so far this season counting Benat Etxebarria, Mikel Vesga, Unai Nunez and Aritz Aduriz.
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