Barcelona, PSG nearing Neymar deal


Barcelona, PSG nearing Neymar deal
Soccer Football - Ligue 1 - Paris St Germain Training - Ooredoo Training Centre, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France - August 24, 2019 Paris St Germain's Neymar with Kylian Mbappe and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting during training REUTERS/Charles Platiau

In Summary

  • Officials from Paris St-Germain and Barcelona met in Paris on Tuesday to discuss a possible deal for Neymar to return to the Spanish champions
  • Neymar has not put PSG under pressure but favours a return to the Nou Camp rather than a move to Real Madrid or Juventus

Officials from Paris St-Germain and Barcelona met in Paris on Tuesday to discuss a possible deal for Neymar to return to the Spanish champions.

Both clubs say the talks were “positive” but there is “still lots of work to do”.

Brazil forward Neymar, 27, joined PSG from Barcelona in 2017 for a world record fee of Sh25 billion.

Barca are offering Sh19.5 billion to be paid after a year’s loan.

The loan cost would be at least Sh4 billion, though they may offer players to reduce the cash payment as negotiations continue.

The Catalan press, following leaks from the club, suggested Neymar was pushing for the deal to go through.

He has not put PSG under pressure but favours a return to the Nou Camp rather than a move to Real Madrid or Juventus.

His entourage are said to be “optimistic”.

Following the meeting, Barca board member Javier Bordas told reporters a deal was “closer” but negotiations were continuing.

-Report by BBC Sport

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