Gonzalo Ávila Gordón (Pipa)

Position: Right Back, Right Wing, Right Midfield, Left Midfield

Preferred Foot: Right

Shirt Number: 2

Date of Birth: 26 January 1998

Nationality: Spain

Joining Town from Barcelona based club Espanyol on 7th September 2020 for a fee in the region of £600,000 with the Spanish side reserving a percentage of any future sale. He signed a 3 year deal with Town, the club have an option of a further year.
Gonzalo but more commonly referred to as Pipa is a Spanish Youth International playing 5 games for the U19s, 4 for the U20s and 2 for the U21s. His most recent appearance was against North Macedonia U21s in which Spain won 1-0 in September 2020, Pipa played the full 90. It is not just International pedigree that Pipa brings, he played four games for Espanyol in the Europa League in 2019/20, registering 3 assists in those games. Pipa made 5 starts and 2 sub appearances in LaLiga last time out as Espanyol were relegated to the second division.
Pipa is a versatile player, before signing for the Terriers, he made 24 appearances at Right Back, 24 at Right Wing, 11 at Right Midfield and 1 at Left Midfield. So although this signing improves the Right Back position it also improves the Right Wing if needed.