BREAKING: Pique extends Barcelona contract until 2022 with a buyout clause of €500m

Hiiraan Xog, Jan 18, 2018:- Barcelona FC have announced that the club and Gerard Pique have reached an agreement to renew the player’s contract to June 30th, 2022.

The club will soon announce the exact date of the official signing of the new contract.

Gerard Pique joined FC Barcelona in 1997 aged just 10 years old. The centre back started out in the club’s junior ranks, at the youngest level available at the time -Under-11s B- and steadily progressed through the different age groups.

He left La Masia in 2004 to move to Manchester United, where he gained experience playing in the Premier League and also in LaLiga when he spent a season on loan at Zaragoza. In the summer of 2008 he was brought back to Pep Guardiola’s Barca side as a proven central defender.

Gerard Pique has played 421 games for Barca and scored 37 goals. This season he has been one of the players  most frequently used by Ernesto Valverde, with 25 appearances and 2 goals to his name.

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