Iniesta set to extend Barca deal

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is close to agreeing a new deal with the Primera Division champions, according to club vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Negotiations are ongoing and both parties want to reach an agreement.

Iniesta is one of the highest paid because he is the best player in Europe. The renewal will be the maximum permitted by law, five years.

– Barcelona vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu