Brazil starlet

Neymar signs five-year contract with Santos

August 20, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Brazil striker Neymar has broken the mould by rejecting the chance to join a big European club, instead opting to sign a five-year contract extension with Brazilian club Santos.

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The 18-year-old mega-talent was subject to strong interest from a number of leading European clubs, Premier League champions Chelsea chief among them, but he has followed the advice of Pele and new national team coach Mano Menezes to stay in Brazil, at least for ...

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