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Hugo Mallo Extends Contract With Celta Until 2021

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Celta captain Hugo Mallo has extended his contract with the club until 2021

Vigo, Spain – Galician right-back Hugo Mallo has extended his contract with Celta Vigo until June 30, 2021, the club has announced.

The 25-year-old jumped from the youth categories of Celta and joined the first team in 2009 under then manager Eusebio Sacristan.

It is a great joy to continue to belong to the club of my life. This is my second home, it’s where I grew up, where they have helped me grow as a player and especially as a person. I want to stay here as long as I can.”

Mallo became the first captain at the genesis of his eight season with the club and after Argentinian midfielder Augusto Fernandez left for Atletico Madrid.

Mallo added two goals to his count this season, after scoring against Sporting Gijon and last Sunday to open the scoring drive at the Galician Derby against Deportivo.