The new contract will be for the 5 coming seasons
Barça's president Josep Maria Bartomeu has divided the press conference for the evaluation of Barça's season in different topics, according to the subject into which they fit. In the part dedicated to the sporting side, Bartomeu announced that Neymar's renewal with Barça is imminent:
- "I want to say to the socios that Neymar has told us several times that he doesn't want to leave Barça. He wants to stay here. Therefore, I don't know whether it will be today, tomorrow or the day after tomorrow but we will confirm Neymar's renewal for the coming five seasons."
- "He has never told us 'I want to leave Barça'."
- "The attorneys, his and Barça's, are settling the last details of the renewal."
- "Given what we did before, we have to do everything very carefully."