Chilean striker Nicolas Canales has rejoined Azerbaijan`s football club Neftchi Baku on a 1+1-year contract.
Canales will wear the number 11 shirt at Neftchi.
In June 2012, he signed for Neftchi Baku on a one-year deal. He played his first game for Neftchi in a friendly against Dinamo Bucuresti. He made his competitive debut in a UEFA Champions League fixture against Zestafoni on 17 July. He scored the third goal of the 3–0 home victory. In the 2012–13 Azerbaijan Premier League edition, he played in 31 games and scored 26 goals, helping his team win the Azerbaijan Premier League and becoming the top goalscorer of the championship. He also won the Azerbaijan Cup in the 2012–13 edition playing five games and scoring one goal in the competition.