Indian Super League (ISL) club NorthEast United FC announced the contract extension of midfielder Nestor Albiach on Wednesday.

The Spanish forward, who made the switch from Rayo Majadahonda to the highlands during the summer transfer window, has proven to be a pivotal player for the team. In his inaugural season with the team, Nestor has amassed an impressive tally of 6 goals and 3 assists across all competitions this season. His goal-scoring ability and playmaking skills have undoubtedly made him one of the most crucial assets for the team.

Head Coach Juan Pedro Benali expressed his delight at Nestor's performance, stating, "Nestor has been exceptional throughout the season. His impact on and off the field is setting a positive example for his teammates. We are thrilled to extend his contract, and we believe he will continue to play a vital role in the success of NorthEast United FC."

Nestor Albiach, equally elated about his contract extension, commented, "I am extremely happy to continue my journey with Northeast United FC. The club's ambitions are clear, and I am proud to be a part of such an ambitious project. The support from the coaching staff, my teammates, and the fans has been incredible, and I am excited about what the future holds for us."

The club’s CEO Mandar Tamhane expressed his confidence in Nestor's contract extension, stating, "Nestor has performed very well for us and we are thrilled to extend his contract. This emphasizes our commitment to building a strong foundation for the future of NorthEast United FC by trying to keep the core of the team together."