Mikel Rico extends Athletic deal

Athletic Club Bilbao midfielder Mikel Rico has signed a one-year contract extension at the club to extend his stay until June 2019.

The 33-year-old’s deal at San Mames was due to expire this summer but he has agreed to nail his commitment to the club for a further 12 months.

His release clause will now stand at €35m and it will ensure the midfielder remains at the Basque giants for a sixth consecutive season.

Rico, who has started nine La Liga game this season, has previously played for Huesca and Granada before joining Athletic in 2013.

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