Neymar Jr close to getting a Spanish Passport
Neymar jr close to getting his Spanish Passport. The player will receive the Spanish passport before the year end. It surely is a good news for Barcelona. As the club would be able to sign another non EU player. Neymar Jr. is in the process of getting the Spanish Nationality. And with the help of his club Barcelona it is excepted that he will be given the Spanish Nationality before the year end.
According to an agreement between the governments of Spain and Brazil. Any person residing in Spain for more than two and a half years can request for the double nationality. In case of Neymar Jr. the player of signed in May 2013. This means that up till now he has spent almost 30 months in Spain now.
Getting the Spanish nationality will surely benefit Neymar Jr. But it will benefit his club Barcelona even more. As the team will be able to sign another non-EU player. Currently the three spots of non-EU players are filled by Neymar, Douglas and Luis Suarez. So Barcelona will be able to sign another of the non-EU player in the January transfer window. It would be interesting to see whom does Barcelona sign.