Éric Abidal renews his contract with FC Barcelona
The French player renews his contract with FC Barcelona until June 30th, 2013. The agreement contains a provision to extend the contract until 2015.
Barcelona (FCB).- Éric Abidal and FC Barcelona have reached an agreement to extend the French player\u2019s contract by one year, until June 30th, 2013. The agreement includes a provision to extend the Frenchman\u2019s contract until 2015, with automatic yearly renovations from 2013 through 2015. The contract signing ceremony has yet to be determined.
Éric Abidal has played a total of 177 official games for FC Barcelona in the four and a half seasons he\u2019s been playing for Barça mainly as a defender. During his time wearing the blue and red T-shirt, he has scored one goal \u2013in last season\u2019s Spanish Cup\u2013 and he successfully overcame a tumour on his liver, making him one of the fan favourites.