Paris Saint Germain and Neymar Jr. reached an agreement to extend the contract. Neymar, who joined the French giants in 2017, had a contract in the French capital until 2022. Many rumors and speculation about Neymar’s future with the club emerged as reports stating a possible return to FC Barcelona resurfaced.
Neymar settled the rumors once and for all by compromising his future with PSG. The deal took place in May 2021 and put an end to all speculation about the Brazilian superstar’s engagement. Neymar has signed a long-term contract that will commit him to Paris for three more years.
Neymar Jr’s contract extension with PSG 2021
Neymar Jr’s pre-existing contract with PSG when he joined the French team in 2017 was until 2022. A three-year extension means that the 29-year-old will remain at the club until 2025. Neymar’s commitment to PSG will boost confidence of the club. The forward was one of the key players on the team that won three consecutive Ligue 1 titles and two national triples.
Under Neymar Jr’s new contract with PSG, the Brazilian will earn an annual salary of 30 million euros per season. Neymar’s long-term commitment to PSG boosts the club’s hopes of European glory.
After an exciting summer signing, a window that saw the arrival of Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Wijnaldum; PSG will target the bloody European in the form of the Champions League and a resurgence in the league after failing to win the title last season.
With the future of Kylian Mbappé with PSG in uncertainty, the extension of Neymar’s contract is a blessing, as he will be the key player in the attack if Mbappé leaves.
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Since arriving at PSG, Neymar has played 120 games and scored 90 goals for the French team and now, with the arrival of Lionel Messi, the Brazilian will seek to rekindle the alliance with Messi and cross the 100-goal mark with the club.