Aritz Aduriz agrees to extend his contract with Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao have agreed to extend striker Aritz Aduriz's contract until June 2018, the La Liga club announced on Wednesday.

The 35-year-old Spain international has scored 12 times in all competitions for Athletic so far this term, including all five of his side's goals in the 5-3 Europa League victory over Genk in November.

A short statement on the club's official website said: "Athletic Club and the player Aritz Aduriz have reached an agreement to prolong the player's contract until 30 June 2018, with a 40 million [euros] cancellation clause.''