Neymar Barcelona star signs new 5-year contract

Transfer speculations trailed Neymar whose previous contract was due to expire in 2018.

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Neymar and Maria Bartomeu  play Neymar signs new five-year contract at Barcelona ( FC Barcelona/Twitter)
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Barcelona have secured Neymar for another five years as the Brazilian put pen to paper to a contract extension till 2011.

Transfer speculations trailed Neymar whose previous contract was due to expire in 2018.

But the forward who joined Barcelona in 2012 has now extended his stay at Now Camp for another five years.

Neymar play PSG was interested in Neymar before he signed the contract (REUTERS/Albert Gea)

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In a photo released by Barcelona, the 24-year-old was seen shaking hands with club president Josep Maria Bartomeu after signing the new deal.

A new buy clause of £180million also came with the new contract.

Neymar has formed a very potent trident with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez which led Barcelona to another historic La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League double in 2015.

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Lionel Messi, Luis  Suarez and Neymar play Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar (Omnisports )

 

In 2014, Barcelona won the Spanish domestic double. 

Neymar has scored six goals this season so far -four in the La Liga and two in the Champions League.

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