Neymar agrees new contract of five years with Barcelona

Neymar agrees new contract

Neymar agrees new contract of five years with Barcelona

Neymar has agreed a new contract with Barcelona that will tie him to the La Liga champions until June 2021.

Neymar agrees new contract of five years with Barcelona

Neymar agrees new contract
Neymar will shine more at Barcelona

Club president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed that the Brazil forward does not want to leave. He also said the club expects to sign him to a new five-year contract in the next days.

Meanwhile, the agency representing the star forward, NN Consultoria, just confirmed the news. They noted the 24-year-old has decided to extend his stay with the Spanish champions.

 “The athlete, along with his family, has decided to stay with FC Barcelona and will renew his contract for five more years,” the statement said. “The contract will be formalised this week. The decision puts an end to speculation about the star’s future.”

Neymar tweeted his happiness on Thursday night: “Very happy to continue living that dream! Long live Barca! Long live Catalonia!”

 And Bartomeu said that after recording record income last year. He clarified he club next intends to extend the contracts of Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano.

Neymar – who has two years left on his current deal – has shown interest for a host of top European clubs, with reports in the Spanish media on Thursday suggesting Manchester United are launching a “total offensive” to sign him.

But Bartomeu told a news conference on Thursday: “Neymar does not want to leave Barca and we don’t want him to go.

“In the next few days we will announce his contract renewal for five seasons.

“It’s normal that many clubs are interested in Neymar but our club members need to be calm because our club’s lawyers and Neymar will iron out the minor details in the coming days.”

Neymar agrees new contract
Neymar is excited continuing at Barca

Neymar completed his third year at Barca in 2015-16 and scored 31 goals in 49 appearances to help the club win La Liga and the Copa del Rey.

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