December 25, 2019

Barcelona ‘send officials’ to France to discuss transfer of Neymar with PSG

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first_imgNeymar’s return to Barcelona has moved a step closer as officials from Spain have travelled to France to discuss the transfer of the Brazilian, according to reports.The 27-year-old left Barcelona in a stunning £200million deal back in 2017, but he looks set for a return to LaLiga after telling the French champions he wants to leave. latest Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship deals LIVE on talkSPORT Getty Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January targets 2 2 Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update LATEST FAREWELL LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS OFF According to Sky Sports, Camp Nou chiefs are meeting with PSG on Tuesday to discuss a deal for the mercurial wide-man, and the Spanish giants are said to be willing to offer Philippe Coutinho as part of the transfer.Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is a known admirer of Neymar and has has frequently attempted to sign the Brazil international in the past.And after seemingly missing out on signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United, Perez is desperate to make one more marquee signing before the deadline, with Eden Hazard joining from Chelsea earlier this summer. Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers New job BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Neymar looks set to return to Barcelona on target Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman stalemate Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Messi has urged Neymar to snub Real Madrid What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Neymar did not feature in PSG’s 3-0 victory over Nimes on the weekend – and supporters vented their anger at the player by holding up banners telling the player to ‘get lost’.Fans also chanted, ‘Neymar, hijo da puta’, which translates to, ‘Neymar, you son of a b****’.After the game, Parc des Princes boss Thomas Tuchel, as quoted in L’Equipe, said: “It’s tricky. I don’t know what to say. I saw it on my colleagues’ smartphones because I did not hear them (the chants) during the match.“Can I understand it? Yes and no. He’s still our player, my player, and I protect all my players.“He’s in my dressing room. I can understand that not everyone has liked what he has said and done.”Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action. We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – delivering award-winning coverage to more GameDay listeners than ever. Furthermore, according to Marca, Lionel Messi has acted as a stumbling block in any potential move to the Spanish capital after ‘privately urging’ Neymar not to join his club’s bitter rivals in favour of a return to Camp Nou.The pair spent four hugely successful seasons together, winning two La Liga titles, the Champions League and the Club World Cup.Marca state that the relationship between Messi and Neymar is ‘excellent’ and Messi ‘feels a special affinity for his former teammate’. talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up this week… Salford City vs Leeds United (Tuesday, 7.45pm) – talkSPORTLiverpool vs Chelsea (Wednesday, 8pm) – talkSPORTHuddersfield Town vs Fulham (Friday, 7.45pm) – talkSPORT 2Arsenal vs Burnley (Saturday, 12.30pm) – talkSPORTSunderland vs Portsmouth (Saturday, 12.30pm) – talkSPORT 2Norwich City vs Newcastle United (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur (Saturday, 5.30pm) – talkSPORTReading vs Cardiff City (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2last_img