Football: Valdes refuses to renew Barca contract
Published on Jan 18, 2013 8:03 PM
BARCELONA (AFP) - Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes will not renew his contract when it expires June 30 next year, his agent said Friday.
Valdes' representatives told the club of the decision in a meeting Thursday, his agent Gines Carvajal said in a statement sent to AFP and other media.
"The agents of Victor Valdes have informed Barcelona FC in a meeting... of the player's irrevocable decision not to renew his contract, thus avoiding entering into financial discussions," the statement said.
The 31-year-old keeper has been at Barcelona since 2002.
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