Barca boost as Pep signs up

BARCELONA have been boosted by the news Pep Guardiola wants to stay at the club.The popular Catalan boss has agreed a one-year extension to his current contract, which now runs out at the end of next season.

BARCELONA have been boosted by the news Pep Guardiola wants to stay at the club.

The popular Catalan boss has agreed a one-year extension to his current contract, which now runs out at the end of next season.

"I think that it's very good news for everyone associated with Barcelona because we all wanted Pep to continue," Barca president Joan Laporta said at a press conference today.

"He doesn't like me saying it, but Pep Guardiola is the best coach in the world and we are proud to continue to have him here.

"The new contract can be signed with the new president from June 1.''