After signing a new contract with the Catalan Barcelona’s Brazilian striker Neymar will get more of the leader of the club – Argentine Lionel Messi, says Spanish newspaper Marca.
Under the new agreement, the conclusion of which is scheduled for Friday, 24-year-old Neymar will be the Catalan club, the annual salary in the amount of 25 million euros. The salary of the forward will be 15 million, and another 10 he will get in the form of bonuses.
Barca had to go on increasing the salary of Neymar because of the subject of interest from French side PSG. Therefore, the club wants to keep in his camp striker, whom the Parisians had offered 190 million euros and were willing to pay him 40 million a year.
The annual salary of Lionel Messi at Barcelona is 22 million euros. It is expected that in the near future and the contract of the Argentine will be revised upwards.