Neymar, PSG Reportedly ‘Optimistic’ About New Contract; May Hinge on UCL Success

Neymar, PSG Reportedly ‘Optimistic’ About New Contract; May Hinge on UCL Success

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar reacts during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on January 15, 2020. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)


Neymar could reportedly sign a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain, but the potential deal might depend on the club’s success in the UEFA Champions League.

According to ESPN‘s Julien Laurens, no agreement will be made before April or May, and PSG’s knockout result against Borussia Dortmund in Europe’s top competition could dictate whether the Brazilian stays or leaves, though the sides are “optimistic” about a deal.

Neymar was linked with a move back to Barcelona, but a source told ESPN the player is settled in the French capital.

Retaining Neymar would be a major coup for PSG, with the forward contractually tied to the team for the next two-and-a-half years.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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January 16, 2020 at 09:57AM

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