Lopez extends Osasuna deal
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Osasuna have extended the contract of midfielder David Lopez.Osasuna have extended the contract of midfielder David Lopez.
The 23-year-old is a key member of coach Javier Aguirre's first-team squad and has already made 15 appearances this term.
His previous contract ran until June 2007, but the Navarra-based outfit were keen to extend it to ward off any unwanted interest in the rising star.
He has now agreed a new deal that will tie him to El Sadar until 2008 with an option to extend it for a further 12 months after that.
Under the terms of the new agreement, Lopez's release clause will rise to é¼10 million (£6 million) having previously stood at é¼6 million (£4 million).