Barcelona’s Busquets Signs New Contract


Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has signed a new five-year deal with the club.

Busquets, 27, has established himself as one of the best defensive midfielders in Europe over recent years and will now be with the club through to 2021.

Depending on how many games he plays between now and then, the deal could be extended to 2023.

The Spain international’s contract has a buyout clause of £152 million.

Busquets has made 384 appearances for the Catalan club, scoring 12 goals.

During his time with Barca he was won 23 major honours, including six Primera Division titles and the Champions League in 2009, 2011 and 2015.