Barcelona and Gerard Pique have begun talks to extend the defender’s current deal at the club, according to Mundo Deportivo. The 27-year-old will see his current deal at the club expire next summer and he has become the next in a long line of players to discuss an extension.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });Earlier in the season, Andres Iniesta agreed a new deal, whilst Marc Bartra and Martin Montoya are expected to sign deals soon.Pique, who began his career with Barcelona, before a short loan spell with Premier League side Manchester United has become a key player for the Catalans. According to Mundo Deportivo, the club and Pique’s agent, Arturo Canales sat down earlier this week to discuss an extension. Talks are thought to have gone well and a new deal that will run until 2018 is expected.