Iker Casillas pens one-year extension with Porto
Casillas signs one-year contract extension with the Portuguese champions Porto
Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has penned a one-year contract extension with Porto.
Casillas, who made 20 league starts as Porto dethroned Benfica to win the Primeira Liga by seven points, was linked with a move away from Portugal this summer
The 36-year-old has reportedly accepted a wage cut to stay at the club as his previous deal was due to expire this summer.
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After signing his new contract, the Spanish shot-stopper said: “I am extremely happy to be here for one more year.
“It’s amazing to be linked to a fantastic club and city, both of which welcomed me from day one.
“There were rumours that I would, but I always intended to stay.
“Fortunately, I was able to do so, and I am happy for it.
“When I got to FC Porto, three years, the intention was to win the maximum number of titles possible titles.
“My arrival coincided with a less fortunate period for the club, now that we got this important title, we need to enjoy it.”