Signing for Paris Saint-Germain on August 10 final yr, Lionel Messi did not solely depart childhood membership Barcelona for France but additionally joined former teammate and good buddy Neymar. The Brazilian left the La Liga membership in 2017 for a world-record charge of 222 million Euros and now the ahead might reportedly depart the French outfit through the ongoing switch window. According to reviews, PSG’s hierarchy are entertaining the prospect of Neymar leaving, with Kylian Mbappe taking a number one function after not departing for Real Madrid.
Also in line with Marca, a latest interview of Nasser Al-Khelaifi with Le Parisien did not sit nicely with the PSG star. The PSG president was requested about Neymar’s attainable departure and his reply struck a chord. “A possible departure of Neymar this summer? What I can tell you is that we expect all the players to do much more than last season”, stated Al-Khelaifi.
But it appears like Messi ‘needs Neymar to remain’. According to La Nacion, “Leo wants Neymar to stay. For now, it’s a pretty rough push and pull. Neymar’s exit could also be complicated, since the player wants to collect the debt of some 200 million euros that the French club owes him.”
“Neymar would be disaffected by the leaders of the Parisian club, who warned him that they will not take him into account for next season, according to the Mundo Deportivo newspaper. The Brazilian soccer player and his entourage did not hide their ‘surprise’. The striker has a contract with the French club and is not willing to give up money or reputation, they warned from his entourage. Neymar earns about 30 million euros a year, so the negotiations to leave will be complex”, the report additional added.
On May 8 2021, Neymar additionally prolonged his contract with PSG till 2025. Since his arrival in 2017, Neymar has scored 69 targets in 92 appearances for the French outfit, profitable 4 Ligue 1 titles however has didn’t take them to a Champions League trophy.