Wolfsburg's Vierinha extends contract till 2018
Portugal football international Vieirinha penned a contract extension with VfL Wolfsburg, the German club confirmed on its website.
Berlin: Portugal football international Vieirinha penned a contract extension with VfL Wolfsburg, the German club confirmed on its website.
After the 2-0 victory against Sporting Lisbon at the first leg of the last 32 in the UEFA Europa League, Wolfsburg came up with another good news as winger Adelino Andre Vieira de Freitas, who is commonly known as Vieirinha, Friday extended his commitment until June 2018, reports Xinhua.
"I am very glad that we were able to bind with Vieirinha, an important player of our team. He feels comfortable here and he appreciates that we stood by him in difficult situations in the past," Wolfsburg manager Klaus Allofs said.
Vieirinha came to the "Wolves" in the winter break 2011-2012 from Greek side PAOK FC. Since his arrival in Germany's top flight, he has scored three goals in 64 appearances.
"I decided to stay in Wolfsburg because it is a great project and I'm happy to be a part of it," the Portuguese international said.
Wolfsburg occupy the second place in the table, 12 points adrift of front-runners and German record champions Bayern Munich.