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Barcelona: Neto replaces Cillessen at LaLiga giants

BREAKING NEWS: Neto replaces Cillessen at Barcelona

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Brazilian goalkeeper Neto has become the first signing of the close-season for LaLiga champions Barcelona, replacing Jasper Cillessen.

Barcelona have announced the signing of goalkeeper Neto, who joins from fellow LaLiga side Valencia after Jasper Cillessen moved the other way.

Steps in as Ter Stegen understudy at Camp Nou

The LaLiga champions have paid an initial 26 million euros plus 9m in add-ons to secure the 29-year-old Brazilian.

Neto, who spent two seasons at Valencia, is set to serve as Marc-André ter Stegen's understudy following Cillessen's move to Mestalla in search of regular first-team minutes.

Joins Barcelona on four-year deal

His contract runs until the end of the 2022-23 season and includes a release clause set at 200m euros.