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Tottenham, Manchester United linked star Sergi Roberto will now cost €30m

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Barcelona have tied Sergi Roberto to a new long-term contract.

Barcelona prospect Sergi Roberto has signed a new contract with the club extending until 2019.

The 22-year-old midfielder is touted as a major talent waiting to break through at the club, limited only by the established internationals in front of him.

With Cesc Fabregas sold in the summer, Roberto has made four appearances for Barcelona this season, and his talent has been rewarded with a new contract.

Marca report his new deal contains a release clause of €30 million, an amount likely to put off his Premier League suitors at present.

Roberto has been touted for moves to Tottenham and Manchester United in the past, with The Metro claiming last season that Spurs had attempted to negotiate a deal for the Spaniard.

Any deal is thought to have broken down due to Roberto's determination to be a success at Barcelona, unlike previous academy graduates who have been tempted away by a fresh start with promise of more regular football.

Roberto said upon signing his new deal: "I've been at this club for eight years and renewing my contract is a dream come true.

"I'll try to help the team as much as possible. We have a wonderful year ahead of us, hopefully with lots of silverware.

"I'm going to help the team however I can, whether it's as a starter, coming on in the second half, or just being part of the squad. Luis Enrique says that he needs all of his players at their best."

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