Busquets extends his contract with Barcelona

Sergio Busquets has signed a new five-year deal with the reigning La Liga champions. The new contract will run until June 2023 and includes a buyout clause set at €500m. The hard-working midfielder has almost played 500 matches since making his first-team debut in 2008.

A product of Barcelona’s youth academy, better known as La Masia, the Spaniard has won 28 trophies in 11 seasons, including seven league titles, six Spanish cups and three Champions Leagues. Busquets has also featured 109 times for Spain and was part of the team that triumphed at the 2010 World Cup and at Euro 2012.