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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff
Aug 26, 2014

Mascherano signs new Barcelona deal

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique believes the club will sign more players before a potential transfer embargo is enforced.

Javier Mascherano has signed a "new and improved" four-year contract with Barcelona until the summer of 2018.

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Mascherano, 30, has impressed at Camp Nou since signing from Liverpool in 2010, and starred as Argentina reached the final of the World Cup this summer.

The midfielder -- who has regularly been used as a centre-back during his Barca career -- agreed the deal back in June, and has now put pen to paper to secure his long-term future at the club.

"I'm committed to this club until the final day of the contract," he told the club's official website. "I hope I can live up to expectations of the club.

"I'm really happy to be at this great club and be part of a squad with such great players. Let's hope things go really well for us this season. We're looking forward to this season after some difficult times last campaign."

The contract includes a 100 million-euro buyout clause and the option of a further year for Mascherano, who has won two Liga titles and one Champions League with the Catalan side.

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