Thiago’s brother extends Barca deal

Barcelona have confirmed that talented young forward Rafinha has signed a contract extension with the club.

The 20-year-old, who is the younger brother of Thiago Alcantara, has put pen-to-paper on a deal until 2016.

The Blaugrana have confirmed that his minimum fee release clause has been increased to €30m.

The attacking midfielder, who has represented both Spain U19 and Brazil U20, is expected to join Celta Vig on a season-long loan within the next few weeks.

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