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Rossi renews commitment to Villarreal

Published: Tuesday 25 January 2011, 14.15CET
Giuseppe Rossi has committed his future to Villarreal CF, with a three-year contract extension set to keep the Italian international striker with the Spanish high fliers until June 2016.
Rossi renews commitment to Villarreal
Giuseppe Rossi celebrates a UEFA Europa League goal for Villarreal ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 25 January 2011, 14.15CET

Rossi renews commitment to Villarreal

Giuseppe Rossi has committed his future to Villarreal CF, with a three-year contract extension set to keep the Italian international striker with the Spanish high fliers until June 2016.

Villarreal CF will be able to count on the services of striker Giuseppe Rossi until June 2016 after the Italian international agreed terms on a contract extension at El Madrigal.

Rossi has signed on for a further three years with the Spanish club after his 11 goals in 19 Liga appearances this term helped the third-placed Yellow Submarine to their best start to a domestic campaign. The former Parma FC and Manchester United FC forward has taken his tally to 44 strikes in 110 league outings for Villarreal following his arrival in 2007.

The 23-year-old United States-born player has also been in fine form in the UEFA Europa League, netting five times in six games to fire his team to a round of 32 encounter with SSC Napoli next month. Moreover, he has added to his collection of Italy caps, making two appearances for Cesare Prandelli's side in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying to increase his total to 15.

Last updated: 25/01/11 15.13CET

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