Caballero's contract extended

By SFC Media time Fri 07 Jan Men's First team
Photo by Matt Watson | Willy Caballero

Southampton Football Club is pleased to confirm it has agreed a contract extension with goalkeeper Willy Caballero to the end of the season.

The 40-year-old joined last month as a free agent on a short-term deal, following injuries to Alex McCarthy and Fraser Forster, playing in both the trips to Arsenal and Crystal Palace ahead of Christmas.

Caballero, who has been capped five times by Argentina and was previously with Manchester City and Chelsea, will now remain part of the club’s goalkeeping group through to the summer.

i have really enjoyed my time here so far and i am very pleased to be able to stay.

willy caballero
on extending his contract

Ralph Hasenhüttl said: “Willy is a fantastic character who has freshened up our goalkeeper group massively. With the experience he brings, he is absolutely an important part of that group, and that was the reason we wanted to convince him to stay with us until the end of the season, and I am very happy he has decided to do this.”

Willy Caballero said: “I have really enjoyed my time here so far and I am very pleased to be able to stay for the rest of the season.

“There is a very positive atmosphere here. It has been good to work with the rest of the goalkeepers, and I hope I can continue to help the team in the coming months.”


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