Barca meet with 'New Neymar' representatives in Catalonia

La Liga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 04/05/2018

Rodrygo Goes. Santos

Barcelona are making positive advancements in their endeavor to secure the signing of the 'new Neymar' Rodrygo Goes after entourage met up with Blaugrana representatives this week.

The highly rated 17-year-old has attracted attention from several clubs around Europe the new La Liga Champions are going for the next big name talent to emerge from Brazil.

According to Sport claiming that Barcelona are ready to meet €50 million (£43.9 million) Rodrygo release clause after The Catalans and the youngster agent and his father, Eric Batista de Goes.

However, that fee may be seen as a bargain when compared to the €61m Real Madrid paid Flamengo in order to secure the services of fellow compatriot Vinicius Junior in 2017.

Rodrygo only made his first-team debut for Santos in November 2017 but has already caught the eye. He became the youngest player to score in the Copa Libertadores when he netted in a 3-1 win over Club Nacional: