Barcelona has agreed a contract extension with midfielder Javier Mascherano, the Primera Division club announced.
The new deal ties the
The 28-year-old will put pen to paper on the contract in the coming weeks, Barca confirmed in a statement on its website.
Mascherano joined Barca from Liverpool for a reported
Gerard Pique has declared that Barcelona must try and talk Manchester United target Thiago Alcantara into staying at the Catalan club after the midfielder netted a hat-trick in Spain's 4-2 win over Italy in the European Under-21 Championship final.