In a summer season which noticed Cristiano Ronaldo’s title within the switch rumor mill, maybe it shouldn’t shock anybody that Neymar additionally poked his head into the body.
Barcelona’s Brazilian celebrity was linked with a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain on Monday, and a report in his residence nation mentioned Neymar had accepted PSG’s triggering of his $254 million launch clause.
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Barca vp Jordi Mestre mentioned the star would “200 %” be with the membership this season — two Neymars? Glorious! — and the participant strengthened that notion to Purpose.com (even when the identical report claims the participant desires to go away). Neymar says, “I’m joyful right here” and that final season opened some doorways for him:
“It was the season the place I felt extra snug, although we didn’t win the titles we might have needed. We performed nice video games and lived unimaginable moments. Now, we have to work for the 2017-18 season so it is going to be much more constructive individually and as a gaggle.”
That sufficient to persuade you, or do you suppose there’s one thing to Neymar desirous to emerge from Lionel Messi’s shadow and dominate the Paris sports activities scene? PSG followers might dare to dream of an assault with Neymar, Julian Draxler, Angel Di Maria, and Edinson Cavani, however it’s a remarkably improbable dream.