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Barca insert anti-Pique clause in new contracts due to defender’s off-field engagements

Barcelona have reportedly taken action after growing frustrated with Gerard's Pique entrepreneurial aspirations. The defender has been heavily involved with work off the pitch in the past few years such as helping in revamping tennis' Davis Cup competition and purchasing a controlling stake in Andorra FC. According to ABC, his off-pitch engagements have angered the club as they believe his priorities have shifted from football. Therefore, in a bid to prevent new signings from toeing a similar path, Barcelona contracts will include an 'anti-Pique' clause that restricts non-footballing commitments. READ: Solskjaer coy on Man United interest in Bruno Fernandes It was also reported that Pique's disappearance after the Spanish Super Cup in 2018 angered the club. He was contacted by Ern...