Iker Muniain and Athletic Club de Bilbao have agreed that the Navarrese player will wear the club's red and white shirt until June 2017. The extension to the contract was announced by the club chairman, Josu Urrutia, who underlined that "it's good news, it's an exciting year for everyone".
In addition to the re-signing, the striker's buyout clause goes from 37.5 to 45 million euros. Aged 21, Muniain is a product of the Athletic academy. With his debut in the Liga BBVA in August 2009, he went down in the club's history as the youngest footballer to play in a Liga BBVA match and, in October of the same year, he was the youngest to score a goal in the top division. Last season he played in 39 matches and scored 9 goals.