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Barcelona superstar Neymar set to pen new five-year deal

Barcelona superstar Neymar is set to put pen-to-paper on a bumper new deal.

Per-the-source, the Brazil international will commit the next five years of his career to the Catalan club. However, financial details of the new contract are yet to be disclosed.

Barcelona took to their official Twitter page to confirm that Neymar will sign the deal at a contract ceremony on Friday.

According to the Mirror, Manchester United have previously been linked with a move for the Brazilian superstar.

Neymar has scored an impressive 90 goals in 149 appearances for Barcelona since moving to the club from Santos in 2013.

The report goes onto state that Javier Mascherano will also sign a new two year deal with the club.

Neymar has finished third behind his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and the Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the last two Ballon d’Or award ceremonies.

Barcelona take on Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League this week.

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