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Nico Williams Signs Contract Extension With Athletic Bilbao

By Bliss Okperan

A 21-year-old Spanish international winger, Nico Williams, has extended his current deal with Athletic Bilbao, which expires in June 2024, by three seasons.

He agreed to remain with the Spanish football outfit until 2027, the La Liga club confirmed this action on Friday.

Nico Williams, whose elder brother, Inaki Williams, also plays for Athletic Bilbao, scored nine goals in 43 games in all competitions for the club last season.

He represented Spain in the last World Cup in Qatar, while his brother played for their home country, Ghana.

The younger Williams has reportedly been targeted by league rivals, including Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Athletic Bilbao are fifth in La Liga, 10 points behind leaders, Real Madrid.

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