Neymar Commits Future to Paris Saint Germain Despite Transfer Rumours

Neymar Commits Future to Paris Saint Germain Despite Transfer Rumours

Byron Pillay
March 13, 2023 at 2:51 PM
  • Neymar Junior is currently contracted to Paris Saint-Germain until the end of the 2026/27 season
  • The Brazilian attacker has been consistently linked with a move away from the French champions
  • Neymar will be 35 by the time his contract with Paris Saint-Germain ends and he will be ready to retire

Neymar has committed his future to Paris Saint-Germain.

The Brazilian attacker has been at the centre of numerous reports that suggest he will leave the French side at the end of the season.

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Neymar Junior's contract expires in 2027 and the Brazilian star wants to remain at the side until his deal ends. Image: Paris Saint-Germain Football.
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However, Goal reports that Neymar wants to see out the rest of his contract with the side and plans to eventually retire at PSG.

Neymar’s lengthy contract

The Brazilian, who is now 31, is contracted to the French side until 2027. Neymar would be with the club for a total of 10 years if he sees out his contract.

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PSG signed him in 2017 from Barcelona, paying a record-breaking €222 million for him at that stage. The club is aware they would not be able to recoup that amount if they were to sell him now.

Neymar's stats at PSG

As noted by Transfermarkt, Neymar has played 173 games for the Ligue 1 champions and has scored 118 goals. He’s also notched 77 assists. The Brazilian has enjoyed a better return at the French side than he did in Spain. For Barcelona, he played 186 games but only scored 105 goals.

Devastating ankle injury sidelines Neymar

Neymar won’t get a chance to add to his tally this year as he currently is out of action with an ankle injury. As noted by ESPN, he will be out of action for the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his ankle.

Neymar undergoes ankle surgery

Sports Brief previously reported on surgeons at a Qatari hospital successfully operating on the right ankle of Brazil star, Neymar following an injury.

The 31-year-old was taken off the field with a hurt ankle during PSG's clash against rivals, Lille last month and being out for the rest of the season.

The Brazil magician was on target in the hard-fought 4-3 victory but landed clumsily following a 51st-minute tackle, before later being stretchered off.

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