Barcelona and German international goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, has tied his future to Barcelona by extending his contract with the Catalan giants to 2022 on Monday May 29.
“FC Barcelona and the 25-year-old have reached an agreement which will extend and improve his contract until June 30, 2022,” according to an official statement made by Barca. While his buyout clause will rise to 180 million euros.”
Ter Stegen has won nine trophies in three seasons since he joined Barcelona from Borussia Moenchengladbach in 2014.
However, after sharing duties with Claudio Bravo in his first two campaigns, the 25-year-old has established himself as Barca’s undoubted number one in goal since the Chilean joined Manchester City in August.
Barcelona is set to begin a new era under new manager Ernesto Valverde following the departure of Luis Enrique after his three seasons sojourn at Camp Nou.
The trio of Neymar, Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic have all signed long-term deals in the past year, whilst Lionel Messi is expected to become the highest-paid player in the world with a bumper renewal in the coming weeks.