Ligue 1: Real Madrid bound Neymar to stay at PSG, claims father


A return to Barcelona has been mooted, but it seems they do not have the financial capabilities to spring an offer; especially so after they splashed out roughly £250 million on Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho to replace him.

He has netted 28 goals in all competitions in Paris, but isn't happy with the level of Ligue 1, and wants to play on a bigger stage.

The La Liga leaders welcome the Premier League champions to Camp Nou on Wednesday.

"The doctors are following and it depends on recovery, but I think he's in good shape", the club president said.

AS' Manu Sainz reported Nike could capitalise on Real's failure to agree a new sponsorship deal with Adidas and in doing so play a "highly instrumental" role in engineering a switch from Paris to Madrid for Neymar.

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In a poll on Mundo Deportivo's website, Barcelona fans made their feelings clear with 69% of 5,000 voters saying they would not bring him back to Catalonia, compared to 31% of readers who would. Chelsea will be very hard, and the fans know we have to be together.

Following PSG's Champions League disappointing round of 16 exit, paper talk has only increased with reports claiming that Neymar has told his father, Neymar Snr, to engineer a move to his current club's European conquerors Real Madrid.

Neymar moved to PSG last summer for a world-record fee.

Neymar is laid low with a foot injury, but his father recently met with PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi and sporting director Antero Henrique, according to Rozo. Today, Neymar is linked with a move to Manchester... The Real coach Zinedine Zidane has been recently praising Neymar's skills and his prospects in his club.