World Cup News Real Madrid Vinicius Junior agrees new Real Madrid contract
Real Madrid have struck a de’al to renew the contract of star winger Vinicius Junior, 90min can c’onfirm.
The 21-year-old has 2 ye’ars remaining on his current deal but, having taken his game to a new level this past sea’son, h’as spoken openly about his de’sire to put pen to paper on a new con’’tract.
That feeling has been mu’tual, with Real desperate to thrash out an agreement after watching ‘Vinicius rack up 22 goals and 20 as’sists in 52 appearances.
Sources close to the situation have confirmed to 90min that a’n agreement has been reac’hed, with Vinicius committing to st’ay at Santiago Bernabeu unt’il 2026. Real have inserted a €1bn rele’ase clause into the deal.
“I will continue at the bigg’est club in the world, Real Madrid,” Vinicius confirmed to Sportv rece’ntly, with an announcement on his deal ‘expected in the near fut’ure.
Real president Florentino Pe’rez recently claimed that Vinicius had rejected offers from a num’ber of overseas clubs in order to co’mmit his future to the La L’iga champions.
“Nobody wants to sell Vini”cius,” he told El Chiringuito. “I think’ he’s going to win the Ballon d’Or one day, for sure, like [Karim] Benz’ema is going to this year. I think he’ will be amazing.
The 18-year-old boy who came to Castilla, he is not who we se’e today. Every year he impr’oves.
“We’ve got no problems with Vinicius’ contract extension. We’re on it, no issues. He receiv’ed some proposals but he always s’aid: I only want to stay at Real’ Madrid.”