Giuseppe Rossi has agreed an improved contract with Villarreal which ties him to the Spanish team until 2016.
Rossi, who joined Villarreal from Manchester United in 2007 has become he club’s all-time top scorer in La Liga with 44 goals. His 11 goals in 19 La Liga appearances this season have helped the third-placed Yellow Submarine to their best ever start.
Rossi has also been in fine form in the Europa League, scoring five times in six games to lead his team into the knockout stages where they will meet Napoli next month. Moreover, he has added to his collection of Italy caps, making two appearances for Cesare Prandelli’s side in EURO 2012 qualifying to increase his total to 15.