Neymar’s transfer away from Paris Saint-Germain continues to grab the eyeballs even as the European transfer deadline approaches. Neymar, 27, has not turned up for PSG even once following the end of last season and has asked for an immediate move away from the club. Barcelona and Real Madrid have been interested ever since summer Transfer window started, while Juventus have appeared as a sudden destination. But amidst uncertainty over who gets the prized Brazilian, reports claim that Real Madrid are planning to unveil Neymar, while Barcelona have now offered the injury-prone Ousmane Dembele to PSG. Neymar Transfer Latest News Update: PSG Forward Out of Action Until His Future is Resolved, Declares Coach Thomas Tuchel.
Barcelona and Real are ‘confident’ of signing the mercurial Brazilian for PSG and Neymar is interested in both the Spanish clubs. Neymar preferably wants to return to Camp Nou, where two years ago he dazzled the world alongside friends and former Barca teammates Lionel Messi and Luiz Suarez. But that isn’t the end of the story. The Brazilian international is ready to swap Catalunya for Bernabeu in case Barca fails to come to a mutual agreement with PSG over his transfer. Neymar Transfer News: Barcelona to make Offer to get The Brazilian Star on Loan.
According to a report from 90 min.com, Real are confident of signing Neymar and have already started their preparations of unveiling him at the Bernebeu. Real president Florentino Perez has offered PSG the prospect of taking anyone from Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and Keylor Navas for the signature of Neymar. SPG sporting director Leonardo is, however, said to have asked for Vinicius Jr and Raphael Varane in a player-swap deal for the wantaway Brazilian star.
Barcelona, on other, have been rejected twice in their pursuit of Neymar. The Blaugrana chiefs had even travelled to Paris to meet the PSG hierarchy and secure a deal for Neymar’s eventual return to the Catalan club. But have been rebuffed both times. But with club captain Lionel Messi asking Barcelona to sign Neymar back from PSG, the club are working hard towards another deal before the transfer window shuts down. Barca president Josep Bartomeu is reportedly interested in offering Dembele plus $100m cash to bring Neymar to Camp Nou.
Dembele, who was signed from Borussia Dortmund as a replacement for Neymar, has dazzled the Camp Nou crowd every time he has played but is also injury prone and suffered his latest setback following Barcelona’s opening La Liga game defeat to Athletic Bilbao last week. Messi along with some of his Barca teammates is said to have met president Bartomeu and asked him to hasten the process of bringing the former star back to Barcelona.
Meanwhile, PSG coach Thomas Tuchel on Saturday informed the press that Neymar will play any game for PSG until his future is sorted. "The position of the club is that if the situation is not clear, he cannot play...If the situation is clear tomorrow he can play, if not, he can't," Tuchel was quoted as saying by AFP. Neymar has not played a single game for PSG at the end of last season and was out of injury but has recovered now.