Barca star signs on
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has signed a new contract.Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has signed a new contract that ties him to the club until 2010.
The 24-year-old's previous deal expired in June 2006, and Barca have moved to secure his long-term future.
Iniesta's release fee has now been set at an astronomical é¼60 million to fend off any interest in the Spain Under-21 international.
Arch rivals Real Madrid were reported to have approached the player recently about a switch to the capital, but Iniesta rejected their overtures.
His new deal will come as big boost to the Catalans where he is very highly-rated.