Real Madrid set to offer Vinicius Jr. six-year contract extension as talks over a new deal intensify
Real Madrid are set to offer Vinicius Jr a SIX YEAR contract extension to keep him at the club until 2028 after an impressive season as talks intensify over a new deal…with a MIL release clause. MILLIONS of euros included.
- Real Madrid, close to closing a new six-year contract to stay with Vinicius Jr until 2028
- The 21-year-old Brazilian has had an impressive season with 41 goal contributions
- His current contract expires in 2024 but Madrid does not prioritize the extension
- Vinicius became the third Madrid player to get 20 goals and 20 assists in a season
Real Madrid are looking to offer Brazilian forward Vinicius Jr a six-year contract extension to keep him at the club until 2028, according to Mark.
The 21-year-old’s current contract expires in 2024, but Real Madrid’s management staff made it a priority for 2022 to retain his services beyond that date.
Vinicius has enjoyed a great season in which he has scored 20 goals and provided 21 assists, including penalties won by his team.
Vinicius Jr has been one of the stars of Real Madrid with 21 goals in 50 games
Mark reports that renewal talks are now taking place in earnest after the Spanish giants tried to delay negotiations until the end of the season.
His salary is another crucial element of the discussion and is set to rise from €3.2m (£2.7m) per year to €10m (£8.5m) with bonuses.
The new deal will also see his release clause increased from €350m (£297.1m) to the €1bn (£848.9m) fee reserved for Real Madrid’s star players. .
Carlo Ancelotti’s return as Real Madrid manager has coincided with Vinicius’ stellar season
No player under the age of 21 has contributed more goals to his club than the Brazilian international’s 41 in 2021/22.
He leads the likes of Erling Haaland (36), Karim Adeyemi (31), Charles De Ketelaere (27) and Phil Foden (25) in averaging a goal contribution every 99.85 minutes.
And according to Transfermarkt, Vinicius is now the third most valuable player, worth £90m, behind only Haaland (£135m) and Kylian Mbappe (£144m).
Mbappé and Haaland are the two most valuable players in the world according to Transfermarkt
In Thursday’s 6-0 draw against Levante in LaLiga, Vinicius scored the first hat-trick of his career in another impressive display for the Spanish champions.
In doing so, he became only the third player in Real Madrid’s illustrious history to achieve 20 goals and 20 assists in a single season.
The only other two Los Blancos players to achieve the feat are club legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.
Vinicius’s (right) hat-trick against Levante in LaLiga on Thursday came within 38 minutes