Barcelona keeper pens new deal

Date: 24th December 2012 at 2:36 pm
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Whilst at the Football Transfer Tavern we have been keeping a close eye on the fascinating goalkeeping debacle at Real Madrid, their fierce rivals Barcelona have just tied down their second choice keeper Jose Manuel Pinto as Mundo Deportivo report.

The backup keeper who is described as vital to the dressing room and one of the largest characters at the club has signed a deal that will keep him as Victor Valdes’ number two until at least 2014 with the option to extend the deal further if both parties agree.

In what will be an early and very welcome Christmas present for Barcelona fans, this means that Xavi, Lionel Messi, Carles Puyol, Cristian Tello and now Pinto have all committed their futures to the Catalan giants in the last couple of weeks, adding to the security at the club whilst bitter rivals Real Madrid seemingly crumble.

Whilst the 37-year-old will never be first choice at the Camp Nou, he is vital to the harmony of the club and fans will welcome this news like our punters do a free shot. A poll conducted in Mundo Deportivo claims that 70 per cent of Barcelona fans would like to see Iker Casillas as their number one – and given that Casillas is the Real Madrid skipper, it shows how the 31-year-old is viewed in Spain and what a statement dropping him was by Jose Mourinho.

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0 thoughts on “Barcelona keeper pens new deal

  • Sunday
    3 years ago

    My comment is dat instead of barcelona having cassilas as their keeper it is better 4 dem to look for a young talented goal keeper because cassilas is already old and as u can see he is no more performing well

  • Silvanus onyango
    3 years ago

    It’s good if barcelona have cassilas bcz is agood kepeer and has more experience than ayoung and talented goal keeper.if they must have young keeper go 4 arsenal keeper