Official: Aitor Ruibal extends his contract with Betis until 2025
Dpart of the plan to ensure the continuity of key players in the project, launched by the sports management commanded by Antonio Cordon with the approval of Manuel Pellegrini, the Betis has made official this Wednesday the renewal of Aitor Ruibal. His contract, which expired on June 30, 2022, is extended for three more seasons, until the summer of 2025, after an express negotiation carried out by MARCA on May 5.
The 25-year-old Catalan winger, who arrived at the Verdiblanco club in January 2016 from the Hospitalet To reinforce the subsidiary, he has managed to make a place in the first squad this season just ended after three consecutive transfers: a brief one in the Cartagena, to play a promotion phase, another in the Rayo Majadahonda, already in Second division, and one last in the Leganes, on First.
At the orders of Pellegrini has participated in 28 matches of League, with two goals and two assists, and two of Copa del Rey. His great physical display, in attack and defense, his verticality and his ability to generate goal situations have convinced the Engineer, who has not hesitated to give the go-ahead to the long-term continuity of Aitor, an important player in the winning streak of the Verdiblancos in 2021 that ended with the recent achievement of a place in the Europa League.
Rui Silva, the next
The extension of the contract Ruibal is the fourth market movement executed by the Betis in the last weeks after the renovation of Victor Ruiz and the signings of Juan Miranda and the Franco-Senegalese Youssouf Sabaly, presented yesterday. The Technical Secretariat is now preparing the official announcement of the hiring of Portuguese Rui Silva, who will arrive free from Granada, and focuses on the search for at least one center-back to shore up the rear before the preseason starts on July 5.