Neymar Set to Surpass Lionel Messi as Barcelona ’s Highest Paid Player

Brazilian soccer player Neymar looks set to become Barcelona ’ s highest earner when he signs his new contract at the Nou Camp on Friday .

The pay package according to Marca surpasses that of five – time Ballon d ’ Or winner Lionel Messi .

The report says, the € 25 m which the 24 – year- old Brazilian stands to be paid each season by the Catalan giants is thought to be broken down into € 15 m of guaranteed money and € 10 m of performance- related bonuses , putting him a step above Messi ’ s € 22 m basic wage .

Neymar will officially sign his new long- term five – year contract at Camp Nou on Friday, securing his future at the club until 2021 .


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