The striker will continue one more season in the red-and-white club, until the 30th of June 2020, after having signed this morning in San Mamés with the president, Aitor Elizegi. Aritz Aduriz, whose contract has no termination clause, will face his twelfth campaign as a member of Athletic Club’s first squad and the eighth in a row since his return in 2012-13.
Athletic Club’s sixth all-time leading scorer (171 goals), just behind Iraragorri (179), Gorostiza (196), Dani (199), Bata (208) and Zarra (335); Aritz Aduriz faces the challenge of extending his red-and-white legend.
To date, the striker has completed eleven seasons at Athletic Club in three different stages, in which he has played 390 games. He was one of the members of the team that won the 2015-16 Super Cup, in whose final he scored four goals against FC Barcelona. In addition, he has played as a lion five times in the Europe League (he is the oldest top scorer in one of its editions) and once in the Champions League.
Aduriz will offer this afternoon a press conference at 4:00pm in the press room Jose Iragorri of San Mamés.
Marcelino: “The second half was marvellous”
The manager was extremely impressed by his players’ mindset in their 5-1 victory over Getafe
Athletic hit five past Getafe
Athletic score five as Marcelino notches a fourth consecutive victory.
Confirmed line-ups: Athletic Club vs Getafe CF
The starting XIs for tonight’s clash at San Mamés. KO 21:00 CET
Squad list: Athletic Club vs Getafe CF (LaLiga Matchday 20)
The 22 players Marcelino has called up to face Getafe on Monday at San Mamés
Marcelino: “We have to focus on LaLiga”
After winning the Supercopa and progressing in the Copa del Rey, the gaffer wants to start moving up the LaLiga Santander table
Marcelino: “We were efficient”
The gaffer gave his verdict on the Lions’ 1-2 win over UD Ibiza
Unai Nuñez: “We knew we’d have to suffer”
Match-winner Nuñez delighted to send Athletic through to next round
Athletic through to Round of 16 after late goal
The lions fightback to win 1-2 thanks injury-time Nuñez goal
Confirmed line-ups: UD Ibiza vs Athletic Club
The line-ups for Athletic’s Copa del Rey match against UD Ibiza at Can Misses. KO 19:00 CET
Iñigo Martinez medical report
The defender will not travel to Ibiza