Barcelona planning to give Neymar a new deal with £500,000 a week salary
During the summer Manchester United tried their best to get Neymar Jr in their side. The player was phenomenal last season and emerged as a top striker for Barcelona side. Now in order to keep Neymar Jr. from leaving Barcelona for a more lucrative deal with clubs like Manchester United, reportedly Barcelona planning to give Neymar Jr a very handsome salary. According to reports the new deal will put the super star among the three most paid football players in the world.
According to the Sun, Barcelona are looking to give Neymar Jr a new deal that would double his salary and his new weekly salary will be around £500,000. This salary will mean that Neymar Jr. will become the third highest paid player in the world after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Not to mention the player is already being ranked among the three best football players in the world. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said that this is the season when Barcelona will sort out a new deal with Neymar Jr. He further said that the club will try not to talk about the negotiations and to work discretely until they are in a position to announce it.
Neymar Jr. performed superbly last season. And this season the player has continued from where he left last season. The player is already the top scorer in La Liga with 8 goals. And since the injury of Lionel Messi, Neymar has took more responsibility and has emerged as the new ace for Barcelona. With Neymar Jr being only 23 years of age and the current form of the player, one can be sure that Barcelona will try their level best to keep the player at Camp Nou in order to keep the trophies coming to the club.