Spanish side FC Barcelona have announced that midfielder Sergio Busquets has agreed a new four-and-a-half-year deal, which runs until 2019, with the club.

Sergio Busquets has committed himself to the Blaugrana until 2019 with the option of a further 12-month extension. Busquets is a product of fames La Macia academy and has spent his entire at FC Barcelona.

Busquets, whose previous deal still had three years to run, was attracting the interest of host of top European clubs like Manchester City, Paris Saint Germain and Beyern Munich. It appears now that the management of FC Barcelona has acted quickly to fend off the interest of potential suitors to keep their man.

a FC Barcelona have reached agreement with Sergio Busquets to extend his contract with the Club until June 30th 2019, with an option for a further year after that. The contract will be signed on Friday lunchtime in the Club offices at the Camp Nou,a the statement on the official website of FC Barcelona read.

a Sergio Busquets made his debut with the first team in September 2008 in the home league game against Racing Santander and has played 312 more games for the Club since then, winning 16 titles. He is currently the squada s fourth captain.a

Sergio Busquets made a name for himself when Pep Guardiola was the coach of FC Barcelona and he quickly established himself as a first-team regular and played an integral role in the a Golden Eraa of the Catalans between 2009 to 2011.

Meanwhile, Luis Suarez, who was accused of bitting Martin Demichelis during a UEFA Champions League game of FC Barcelona against Man City, has rejected the claims of English media and has said that he is innocent.

a He puts his hand to my throat. I dona t understand what they want me to do,a Luis Suarez said in an interview with Sport890, a Uruguayan radio station.

a [The English Press] want to cause trouble. The slightest thing [I] do they want to make into a big deal and explode. They must be hurt by what I did at the World Cup [scoring twice against England].

a They forget the years I lived there, the respect I deserve as a professional. Ia ll be grateful to the people of Liverpool all my life and the fans too, and they have nothing to do with the newspaper.a