Mestre, Muniesa, Zubizarreta and Bartomeu. PHOTO: ÀLEX CAPARRÓS-FCB.

This Wednesday, Marc Muniesa signed his automatic contract extension which was included in the contract that he signed last season - February 15th, 2011. The Barça B player will move up to the first team next season.

Integrated in the first team

The 20-year-old Catalan defender is known for his ability to play in different parts of the pitch. This season with Barça B, he played as a centre back, left back and sweeper. Muniesa has been a permanent fixture in the first-team training sessions ever since news of Éric Abidal’s scheduled surgery was announced. The La Masia graduate to-be played a couple of minutes in the Champions League clash against Bayer Leverkusen.

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