The official website for European football

Villarreal refresh Rodríguez contract

Published: Friday 27 January 2006, 12.18CET
The Argentinian international defender Gonzalo Rodríguez has extended his contract with Spanish side Villarreal CF until 2011.

UEFA.com features

See your favourite Steaua moments
  • See your favourite Steaua moments
  • The rapid rise of Rúben Neves
  • Trabzonspor-bound Cardozo's Benfica highs
  • Who are Qarabağ FK?
  • Drogba's greatest UEFA Champions League hits
  • Brahimi following in Madjer's Porto footsteps
  • Sheridan taking the heat at APOEL
  • McGregor making his mark back at Celtic
  • Atlético's Filipe Luís to fill Cole's boots at Chelsea
  • Watch and rate Mexès's overhead spectacular
1 of 10
 
 
Published: Friday 27 January 2006, 12.18CET

Villarreal refresh Rodríguez contract

The Argentinian international defender Gonzalo Rodríguez has extended his contract with Spanish side Villarreal CF until 2011.
Argentinian international defender Gonzalo Rodríguez has extended his contract with Spanish UEFA Champions League contenders Villarreal CF until 2011.

Interested parties
The 21-year-old's original deal was due to expire in 2009, but with reported interest from other clubs, Villarreal coach Manuel Luis Pellegrini was keen to tie his centre-half to a longer contract ahead of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie against Rangers FC.

Regular starter
Rodríguez joined Villarreal from CA San Lorenzo before the 2004/05 season and has proved a big success at El Madrigal, playing his 50th Primera División game last weekend. Such impressive form has earned him five international caps.

Last updated: 27/01/06 13.46CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=389569.html#villarreal+refresh+rodriguez+contract

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.