Neymar extends PSG contract

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Brazil star Neymar has penned a new deal with Paris St Germain (PSG) that will keep him at the French club until 2025.

The Ligue 1 club confirmed the news on Saturday.

Neymar, who joined PSG in 2017 from Spanish club Barcelona for a record transfer fee of 222 million euros ($270 million), has agreed a deal French media reported will earn him an annual salary of 30 million euros.

Neymar said he wanted to leave PSG in 2019 amid media reports he was keen on returning to Barcelona, but he stayed in Paris and helped PSG reach the Champions League final last season.

“I’m very happy to be extending my contract with Paris until 2025,” Neymar told the PSG website.

“The truth is that I’m very happy to be a part of the club’s project, to try and win titles, to try and achieve our biggest dream which is the Champions League.”

The Brazilian has scored 85 goals in 112 appearances for PSG, winning a host of trophies including three league titles.

By FARPost Reporter

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