Barça seal Neymar move for 2014

2012-03-20 12:40

Madrid – La Liga giants FC Barcelona have sealed a deal which would see talented and young Brazilian striker Neymar join the Spanish champions in 2014.

Cadena SER radio reported that the Catalan giants have already paid €14.5 million (about R144 million) of the total €58 million transfer fee to the 20-year-old’s Brazilian club Santos.

“According to several reliable sources, Barça have already paid a quarter of the €58 million to Santos to guarantee the transfer of the player,” Cadena SER claimed, adding that the date for his transfer was after the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

The report added that the decision to seal the deal was taken by the player and his father against the wishes of his agent Wagner Ribeiro.

Neymar is considered the future star of Brazilian football and has been targeted by several European clubs, including Barcelona’s rivals Real Madrid.

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