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Gerard Pique planning on playing for Barcelona until 2022

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But he’s not ruling out finishing before then

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Gerard Pique has been talking about his future again and says he is planning to hang up his boots in 2022 when his Barcelona contract expires.

The centre-back has explained he has no intention of ever playing for another club and hopes to see out his current deal, although he could quit earlier if he feels he is no longer up to competing at the top level.

“I have always said my last team will be Barca. I have absolutely no intention of wearing any other shirt because. I have been a ‘Cule’ all my life. For me, being at Barca is the biggest dream of all.

”My intention is to get to 2022, but I don’t have a crystal ball and I don’t know if I’m going to be able to do it. If I see that I lose importance or see that I am not at the [required] level, I have no problem leaving earlier.

”I don’t think it will happen because I know myself and I am able to endure until 2022, but you never know.”

Source | Mundo Deportivo

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