Pepe ex­tends con­tract with Real Madrid

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

Por­tuguese in­ter­na­tional de­fender Pepe has ex­tended his con­tract with Real Madrid un­til 2017, the Span­ish club an­nounced on Fri­day, just days af­ter his cen­tral de­fen­sive col­league Ser­gio Ramos also penned a new deal.

The 32-year-old Brazil­ian-born cen­tre­back signed for Madrid from Porto for €30m. He will con­tinue to com­pete with French­man Raphael Varane for a place along­side Ramos, who has ex­tended his con­tract un­til 2020. Madrid, un­der new coach Rafa Ben­itez, be­gan the new Span­ish sea­son with a trip to newly-pro­moted Sport­ing Gi­jon on Sun­day.

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