Football: Barcelona extend contracts of 4 players
Gerard Pique, Marc ter Stegen, Clement Lenglet, Frenkie de Jong's deals renewed by La Liga side
Spanish football club Barcelona have extended contracts of Gerard Pique, Marc ter Stegen, Clement Lenglet and Frenkie de Jong.
“These agreements have been reached following weeks of negotiations and include a temporary salary adjustment due to the current circumstances brought about by the Covid-19 induced crisis," the club said in a statement late Tuesday.
Spanish center-back Pique's contract has been extended till June 2024, with a buyout clause of €500 million ($593 million).
German goalkeeper Stegen, who will stay at the club until June 2025, also has a buyout clause for €500 million.
French center-back Lenglet's agreement will now expire in June 2026, with a buyout clause of €300 million ($355 million).
Dutch midfielder Jong will stay at Barca until June 2026, and his contract's buyout clause is €400 million ($474 million).