Gerard Pique extends contract at Barcelona

Spanish defender, Gerard Pique has extended his contract with Barcelona  until 2022, the club have put a 500 million euros ($611 million) buy out clause in Pique’s new contract.

According to a statement released on Barcelona’s official website, “The club and the player have agreed terms on a new deal through to June 30, 2022. We will announce when the official signing will take place in a couple of days,” Barcelona said on their website.

The 30-year-old joined Barcelona from Manchester United in 2008 and has proved an increasingly steady presence as a centre-back with the Catalans winning three Champions Leagues and six Spanish Liga titles during his tenure.

Barcelona currently top the Spanish League with nine points lead over Atletico Madrid, but are an impressive 19 points clear of fourth-placed arch-rivals Real Madrid.
AFP

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