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Barcelona And Spain Star Joins Lionel Messi By Signing New Long-Term Contract

Pique becomes the latest player to commit his future to the Catalans.

It’s been a busy day for Barcelona as Gerard Pique’s new five-year deal with the club becomes the latest development at the Nou Camp.

The centre-back has committed his future to the club and joins teammate Lionel Messi in signing a new long-term contract with Barca.

Messi was made the highest paid player in the world once again, after briefly losing that record to Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Along with securing those two stars the Catalans also revealed that former Celta Vigo boss Luios Enrique will be their new head coach and take over from Gerardo Martino after just one season in charge for the Argentine.

Enrique spent eight years as a player with the club and was also the B team manager between 2008 and 2011.

Finally Barca also announced that they had completed their transfer pursuit of Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, signing the German on a five-year deal as a replacement for the departing Victor Valdes.

As for Pique, this new contract is a reward for six years of hard work and success with the Catalonia outfit, after to returning to the club after a spell with Manchester United in 2008.

The 27-year-old has since played 266 games for the club in all competitions, winning four La Liga titles, two Champions Leagues and two Copa del Reys in a real period of success for Barca.

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