Athletic and Ander Capa, after several weeks of arduous negotiations, have reached an agreement to draw up a new contract that extends the one that ended on June 30. The duration of the link, the most difficult issue in the matter, will be two seasons, until June 2024, although subject to a series of objectives for this course that have been made more flexible so that it can be met under normal conditions. This morning he went to Ibaigane to sign with the new president, Jon Uriarte. “I am very happy to renew and continue at home at Athletic and I am looking forward to training, getting together with my teammates and making myself available to the coach. After such a difficult year, I am focused on sports and going back to what I was before”, points out the right-back from the Atletico mansion, wanting to battle for ownership of number 2. Capa, has put everything of his will, resigning a substantial part of his emoluments to continue at Athletic , his wish from the beginning when a change of coach occurred.
After a year in ostracism without entering the prayers of Marcelino García Toral, Ernesto Valverde does count decisively for the Portuguese lane.Athletic launches in its official note that “in the line drawn by the new Board of Directors, Capa has accepted the proposed economic approach based on a salary structure with a variable component, which will be linked to the fulfillment of both individual objectives and collective results ”, he points out. Capa trained today in the morning session in Lezama under the orders of Ernesto Valverde to extend this season the 105 games with the first team, in which he has scored five goals after his spell at Eibar. Several clubs such as Mallorca, Valencia and Elche followed him.