Liga - Mascherano signs Barcelona extension

Barcelona have revealed that Javier Mascherano has agreed to sign a new deal that keeps him at the club until 2018.

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Javier Mascherano (PA)

The Argentina international has become one of the Blaugrana’s most influential players since arriving from Liverpool in 2010.

And the club confirmed via their official website that the versatile midfielder came to an agreement with them before the World Cup

FC Barcelona have announced that Javier Mascherano will sign an improved and extended contract on Tuesday August 26 that will see him stay at the club until June 30, 2018,” a statement read.

“This extension was agreed and announced just before the start of the World Cup in Brazil, where Mascherano was playing for Argentina.

“The new contract includes a buyout clause set at 100 million euros.”

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