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Garcia extends Benfica stay

March 10, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Benfica have announced that midfielder Javi Garcia has signed a new six-year contract at the Estadio da Luz.

Garcia, 25, has impressed for Benfica since joining the club from Real Madrid in 2009 for €7 million on a five-year deal.

The Portuguese side have now moved to tie down the former Spain Under-21 international on fresh terms, amid rumours of interest from the likes of Manchester United.

Garcia is now contracted to Benfica until 2018, while reports claim ...

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