Ainize Barea, known as Peke transfers to Athletic Club from Deportivo Abanca. She signed a long-term contract until June 2025.
The 29-year-old debuted in Liga Iberdrola in Santa Teresa’s shirt. After two seasons in Badajoz, she moved to Deportivo, where she became one of the key players. The Spanish attacker played 106 matches and score 84 goals for the Galicians. In the last season, her 10 goals weren’t enough to avoid relegation.
“I’m really looking forward to being able to contribute as much as possible to the team,” said Peke in her first interview.