FC Barcelona to sign defender Mathieu from Valencia

Written by Reuters | Barcelona | Updated: Jul 23 2014, 21:54pm hrs
Valencia's French defender Jeremy Mathieu will join FC Barcelona for a fee of 20 million euros ($26.9 million), the Catalan club said on Wednesday.

"Mathieu will sign a contract with FC Barcelona for the next four seasons plus a further optional," FC Barcelona said in a statement.

"The cost of the transfer is 20 million euros and the buy-out clause will be 50 million euros ($67.32 million)."