Ter Stegen Extends Barcelona Contract To 2028

The club said that the contract had a 500 million euro ($539m) buy-out clause.


Barcelona’s German goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen reacts after conceding an eighth goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match against Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on August 14, 2020. Manu Fernandez / POOL / AFP

 

Barcelona said German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen signed a contract extension on Friday which will keep him at the club until 2028.

The club said that the contract had a 500 million euro ($539m) buy-out clause.

Spanish media reported that as part of the deal, the 31-year-old ‘keeper agreed to defer part of his salary this season to fall within the financial fair play rules imposed by La Liga.

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Ter Stegen has played 379 games for Barcelona since arriving in May 2014 from Borussia Moenchengladbach and has been named club vice-captain this season.

AFP