Barca tie Mexican midfielder Dos Santos until 2012

Updated: Jun 03, 2010, 18:17 PM IST

Madrid: Barcelona have agreed a two-year contract extension with Mexican midfielder Jonathan dos Santos which ties him until 2012, the Spanish champions said on their website (

The 20-year-old younger brother of Tottenham Hotspur`s Giovani dos Santos was included in Javier Aguirre`s preliminary Mexico squad for the World Cup finals but failed to make the cut earlier this week.

Dos Santos plays in the Barca youth set-up but debuted with Pep Guardiola`s first team last season. He will have a buy-out clause of 30 million euros, the club said.

Bureau Report