Mascherano pens new Barca deal

  • Last Updated: July 26 2012, 22:29 BST

Barcelona have agreed a contract extension with midfielder Javier Mascherano.

Javier Mascherano (l): Signed new Barca deal

The new deal ties the Argentina international to the Nou Camp until June 30, 2016, and includes a buy-out clause of 100million euros.

The 28-year-old will put pen to paper on the contract in the coming weeks, Barca confirmed in a statement on their website.

Mascherano joined Barca from Liverpool for a reported 22million euros in 2010 and has played 97 official games for the club, and helped them win six titles, including the Champions League, Primera Division and Copa del Rey.