FC Barcelona and Sergio Busquets signed a contract renewal for the player on Thursday morning, an agreement that will keep Busquets at Barça through June 30, 2023. The buyout clause has been raised from €200m to €500m.
Sergio, a pillar in the Barça midfield
Intelligence, balance, field vision. Sergio’s playing traits are infinite. The Barça number 5 is a bulwark on defense and invaluable on attack. His excellent positioning on the field allows him to be a multi-faceted asset at both ends. Sergio is indispensable in the buildup and in distributing the ball, always making the right decisions when passing, which provides teammates with a tactical advantage. He is also sharp with the ball at his feet, and mesmerizes fans, teammates and opponents alike with extraordinary simplicity.
Busquets, who is the team’s second captain, has played a total of 490 games and scored 13 goals in his 11 seasons with the first team. He also holds an extraordinary list of 28 titles won, including 7x La Liga, 6x Copa del Rey, 3x UEFA Champions League, 3x FIFA Club World Cup, 3x UEFA Super Cup, and 6x Spanish Super Cup.