Javier Mascherano extends deal with Barcelona

Updated: 28 July 2012 00:33 IST

Argentine international midfielder Javier Mascherano has extended his deal with Barcelona by two seasons through to June 2016, the club revealed on their website Friday.

Barcelona:

Argentine international midfielder Javier Mascherano has extended his deal with Barcelona by two seasons through to June 2016, the club revealed on their website Friday.

Mascherano arrived from Liverpool two years ago, initially to play in deep midfield although more recently he has doubled in central defence.

The club praised Mascherano's commitment and said he had a "fundamental role in the dressing room".

Topics : Football Javier Mascherano Barcelona Argentina Uruguay Real Madrid
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