Last week Neymar signed a revised agreement within which he committed to join up with barcelona once representing Brazil in June’s Confederations Cup, Brazilian newspaper ‘O Globo’ is saying.
This means that Sunday’s clash between santos and Flamengo within the gap weekend of the new Brazilian Série A season might be the 21-year-old’s last appearance for his childhood club.
However, santos is believed to be in talks regarding the chance of Neymar wearing on the shirt one last time after playing the Confederations Cup so as to mention adios to his fans.
Neymar’s contract with santos expires in 2014 and includes a €65 million release clause. However, the club may stand to lose him for free of charge if it does not offload him this summer and instead permits him to run down his deal. in keeping with ‘O Globo’, the starlet’s move to the Catalan capital can be confirmed as early as Wednesday, once the santos board meets to analyse Barça’s latest offer.
While the mercurial striker has been quoted as demanding that he needs to remain in Brazil, both the santos coach, Muricy Ramalho, and also the Brazilian club’s administrators have acknowledged that Neymar is destined to play in Spain.