Striker Bobadilla extends contract at Augsburg

Augsburg (Germany), Jan 22 (IANS) Striker Raul Bobadilla and FC Augsburg have agreed on contract extension, the German fotball club has said.

The 29-year-old, whose contract was stipulated until June 2018, penned a two-year contract extension, which keeps him at Augsburg till June 2020, reports Xinhua.

“Raul is a player who can make the difference and who increases the quality within our squad,” Augsburg Sporting Director Stefan Reuter told the club’s official website on Saturday.

Bobadilla joined Augsburg from Swiss outfit FC Basel in the summer 2013 to provide 18 goals and nine assists in 82 competitive appearances.

“I am happy about the confidence that I feel at Augsburg,” the Paraguayan international said.

“I feel incredibly comfortable and I would like to see many more victories and successes with this team,” Bobadilla added.

Augsburg are currently 13th in the German league standings.