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Guardiola Signs 1-Year Extension At Barcelona

Barcelona has announced that it has reached an agreement with coach Pep Guardiola for a one-year contract extension. Barcelona did not reveal the terms of a deal that will keep the 40-year-old Guardiola at the helm of the Catalan club until the end of the 2011-12 season.

Since taking over from Frank Rijkaard in 2008, Barcelona has won eight major trophies including two straight Spanish league titles, a Champions League, a European Supercup and a Club World Cup.

His Barcelona team have won a record 16 consecutive La Liga games are are favored to win the treble this year: La Liga, Champions League and Copa del Rey. That would give Guardiola an impressive 11 major trophies in three seasons.