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Tello pens new Barcelona deal

Published: Friday 2 August 2013, 4.22CET
A UEFA European Under-21 Championship winner with Spain this summer, versatile forward Cristian Tello has extended his contract with FC Barcelona until 2018.
Tello pens new Barcelona deal
Cristian Tello has committed his future to Barcelona until June 2018 ©Getty Images
 
 
 
Published: Friday 2 August 2013, 4.22CET

Tello pens new Barcelona deal

A UEFA European Under-21 Championship winner with Spain this summer, versatile forward Cristian Tello has extended his contract with FC Barcelona until 2018.

FC Barcelona have tied down attacker Cristian Tello after the 21-year-old agreed a two-year contract extension with the Spanish champions.

The Catalan native – who joined Barcelona aged 11 – has penned a deal until 30 June 2018, with his new terms containing a buy-out clause worth €25m. "I'm really happy to inform you that I have extended my agreement with Barcelona until 2018. I'll be continuing to give my all for this shirt," the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship winner said.

Forward cum winger Tello made his Barça debut in a Copa del Rey encounter against CE L'Hospitalet on 8 November 2011, and scored eight goals in 34 appearances across all competitions last term. Gerardo Martino's side begin their 2013/14 UEFA Champions League campaign in the group stage.

Last updated: 05/09/13 1.28CET

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