Barcelona’s Pedro set for 1-year extension to 2016

Barcelona forward Pedro Rodriguez has agreed to a one-year

contract extension that ties the Spain international to the club

until 2016.

The Catalan club says Pedro’s buy-out clause is raised from ?90

million ($130 million) to ?150 million ($217 million). The Spanish

champions indicated the extension would be signed on Thursday.

Pedro has been a regular in Barcelona’s team since coach Pep

Guardiola brought the 23-year-old up from the reserves to start the

2009-10 season. He has scored 45 goals in two years and is the

first player to have scored in six different competitions in one


Pedro was also a member of Spain’s World Cup-winning team.