Villarreal will announce the signing of Ariel Ibagaza later this week, to a deal through 2010. Villarreal agreed to pay the €1.5m buyout clause for his services. He will provide good cover and experience next year - a perfect backup in case of injury and depth for the Copa del Rey (and perhaps Liga). Not to mention he still has a lot of creativity left in him. A good signing, especially for the money!