Barcelona: two players for Neymar
Coutinho, Dembélé and 40 million euros = Neymar ?
According to the Spanish daily AS, FC Barcelona attacked for Neymar and made an initial offer of €40 million in addition of two players from its squad. A proposal that the PSG would have immediately rejected.
The Spanish Newspaper is revealing the alleged identity of the two players with an added sum. The daily states that “negotiations between Barcelona and the PSG to bring Neymar back to Camp Nou exist”. PSG hopes to retrieve a sum of 200 million euros what they invested two seasons before. Griezmann‘s recent and expensive transfer and due to the debt of the club, Barcelona’s leaders do not have this amount available.
A case that promises to be very complex to settle, if the PSG does not shift its position or if Barça does not raise its offer. “Contacts are maintained between the two clubs, but never through official channels,” said AS. There are more intermediaries than in the guerrilla disarmament talks.” Summer is shaping up to be a very long one.
The negotiations will be between Josep Martia Bartomeu and Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, but everyone’s intentions are quite different. Neymar will have a role to play in Barça‘s strategy to bring him back with his former teammates Messi and Suarez. For example, we can expect the Brazilian to express himself publicly on his desires to return or to make significant financial sacrifices to be welcome back. To be continued!