Neymar Completes World Record £200m Move To Paris St-Germain, Signs £782,000 A-Week Five-Year Deal

Paris St-Germain have signed Brazil forward Neymar for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m) from Barcelona. After weeks of intense speculation regarding the move, the deal for the 25-year-old smashes the previous record set when Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United from Juventus for £89m in August 2016. He will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year – 865,000 euros (£782,000) a week – before tax from the initial five-year deal, a total outlay of £400m.Neymar Completes World Record £200m Move To Paris St-Germain, Signs £782,000 A-Week Five-Year Deal 1Neymar, who will be officially unveiled on Friday afternoon at a press conference, said: ‘Since I arrived in Europe, the club has always been one of the most competitive and most ambitious. And the biggest challenge, what most motivated me to join my new team-mates is to help the club to conquer the titles that their fans want. Paris Saint-Germain’s ambition attracted me to the club, along with the passion and the energy this brings. I played four seasons in Europe and I feel ready to take the challenge. From today, I will do everything I can to help my new team-mates, to open up new horizons for my club and to bring happiness to its millions of supporters around the world.’Neymar Completes World Record £200m Move To Paris St-Germain, Signs £782,000 A-Week Five-Year Deal 2PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi added: ‘It is with immense joy and pride that we welcome Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. His winning mentality, strength of character and sense of leadership have made him into a great player. He will bring a very positive energy to this club. In six years, we have built a very ambitious project that has already taken us to the highest level of national and European football. Today, with the arrival of Neymar, I am convinced that we will come even closer, with the support of our faithful fans, to realising our greatest dreams.’Neymar Completes World Record £200m Move To Paris St-Germain, Signs £782,000 A-Week Five-Year Deal 3Photo Credit: PSG

 

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