Argentinian international Nicolas Otamendi has extended his contract for two more seasons with Benfica Lisbon, where he has been playing since 2020, the Lisbon club announced on its website on Friday evening.
Benfica has reached an "agreement" to "extend the player's contract until June 30, 2025," the club said in a statement. "We will continue to dream together until 2025," reacted the 35-year-old player, world champion with Argentina, in a video published by his club. The captain of the team, who has been playing at Benfica for three seasons, has 127 games for three goals with the Eagles club and more than 11,300 minutes of play.
He arrived at Benfica at the start of the 2020/21 season from Manchester City. Before that, he had also played in Valencia, at FC Porto after his debut in his country at Velez Sarsfield. Benfica should also soon announce the arrival of a new recruit.
According to Portuguese sports media, Orkun Kokcu, the 22-year-old Turkish midfielder from Feyenoord Rotterdam, is already in Lisbon to sign with Benfica. The amount of the transfer could reach 30 million euros.