BARCELONA: Barcelona center-back Javier Mascherano has agreed a new contract extension that will keep him at Camp Nou for three more years.
The 32-year-old joined Barcelona in 2010 from Liverpool, initially as a midfielder, but adapted the role of a central defender very well with his partner Gerard Pique.
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The Argentine has made 51 appearances for Luis Enrique’s side during the 2015-16 last season, winning yet another La Liga title.
Mascherano was rumored to be linked with a switch to Juventus but will face competition from the new signing Samuel Umtiti next season.
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Barcelona has also announced the signing of Andre Gomes, who came from Valencia for a five-year deal for a fee estimated to be around €70million depending on the bonuses.
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