Jose Manuel Pinto was between the posts for Barcelona last night still in the dark about his future with the club.

Pinto stepped in for injured No1 Victor Valdes and impressed as Barca drew 1-1 in their Champions League quarterfinal first-leg clash with Atletico Madrid.

Off contract in June, Pinto smiled: "It's always a good time to renew, but you'll have to ask the sports director.

"I talked to him before and after the injury to Valdés and he told me what his ideas were..."

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