'Good news' is coming on Iniesta renewal

After weeks of speculation, Andres Iniesta has teased "good news" on the renewal of his Barcelona contract.

Following his side's 1-0 Champions League win at Sporting CP, Iniesta told reporters that he was expecting positive movement on that front.   -  Getty Images

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta has suggested that "good news" will soon be on its way regarding a contract renewal at Camp Nou.

The Spain international, who made his Barca debut in 2002, is keen to extend his lengthy stay at the club, with a new deal mooted in recent weeks.

And, following his side's 1-0 Champions League win at Sporting CP, Iniesta told reporters that he was expecting positive movement on that front.

"I think the good news is coming soon," the midfielder said.

Sporting v Barca

On a hard-fought win, which keeps Barca top of Group D, Iniesta added: "It's the Champions League - the matches away from home are always difficult and this has been one more example.

"I think [Sporting] have great players in midfield, they attack well, they combine well. We have tried to counter it in the best way we could and we have done it to a great extent.

"In general terms, we have played a fairly complete game."

Barca has made a fine start in LaLiga this term, winning its first six matches to pull four points clear at the summit.

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