Valdes stuns Barcelona; rejects extension

Jan 19, 2013, 01:38 IST | AFP

Barcelona 'keeper Victor Valdes stunned the Liga leaders by informing them he will not renew his contract when it expires next year before they even had a chance to make an offer, officials said.

The 31-year-old player’s agents met with the club on Thursday and told them of the “irrevocable decision not to renew his contract, thus avoiding entering into financial discussions,” Valdes’ agent Gines Carvajal said in a statement.

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