Official: Mascherano signs Barca deal

It has been confirmed that Javier Mascherano has signed a contract extension with Barcelona, keeping him at the club until 2018.

The Argentina international has been the subject of intense transfer speculation over the past few months, with Napoli registering a keen interest.

However, the Blaugrana have revealed this evening that the 29-year-old has put pen to paper on a deal that sees him stay at Camp Nou for a further four years, with the option of another one-year extension.

Mascherano’s new buyout clause is now €100m.

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