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Neymar agrees to Barcelona move

Barcelona, Spain (Sports Network) - Brazilian star Neymar will join the newly- crowned La Liga champions as Barcelona confirmed a deal for the 21-year-old.

Neymar's Brazilian club Santos revealed Saturday that it had accepted two bids from Barcelona and Real Madrid, allowing the promising attacker to choose his destination. He announced his decision to join the Catalans through Twitter and other social media outlets.

"My friends and my family already know of my decision," Neymar wrote. "On Monday I will sign a contract with Barcelona."

Barcelona confirmed the deal on its official Twitter account.

"FC Barcelona have reached an agreement with Santos for Neymar," said the club. "The Brazilian player will join FC Barcelona for the next five seasons."

Neymar will joined the Spanish outfit following next month's Confederations Cup. No financial details of the deal were confirmed.

05/26 14:22:22 ET


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