Barca’s Alba agrees contract extension to 2020

Jordi AlbaBarcelona left-back Jordi Alba has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him tied to the Catalan giants until 2020.

“FC Barcelona announces it has reached an agreement with Jordi Alba for the renovation of his contract until 2020,” the club said in a statement on Tuesday.

“His new buyout clause will be 150 million euros.

“The contract will be signed in the coming days.”

Alba has become an integral part of the Barca side since joining the club from Valencia in 2012.

The 26-year-old has scored twice in 43 appearances this season in Barca’s successful run to a league and Cup double and is expected to start in Saturday’s Champions League final against Juventus in Berlin.

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