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We Knew Neymar Would Leave - Barcelona President

We Knew Neymar Would Leave - Barcelona President

French giants Paris Saint-Germain have followed up their world-record signing of Neymar by landing French teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe for a staggering £160million.

After losing Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €222m transfer, Barcelona are now struggling looking to replace him with a player of similar calibre, if not the same.

Brazilian Neymar joined PSG from Barcelona last week.

Neymar was unveiled to the PSG fans on Saturday, but watched from the stands as his new team started its league campaign with a 2-0 win.

"So it'll be Neymar, (Edinson) Cavani and without doubt (Angel) di Maria in a three pronged attack", said Le Parisien, which then gave a long list of top signings who will be warming the PSG bench. He is ready. We want him to be in the squad and to start. Neymar had assured, inter alia, to negotiate with no other club before 31 July 2017.

Barcelona had said it would hold the transfer certificate until the French side paid the 222 million euros ($261 million) buy-out fee, reports Efe.




According to French newspaper L'Equipe, PSG is unlikely to ask Federation Internationale de Football Association to rule on the issue because it could slow down proceedings further.

Spanish journal Marca and their French counterparts L'Equipe have already declared that the deal is done although this has not been confirmed by the club from the principality.

"The biggest clubs can decide on that, where they would want to set a limit". Over his 4 seasons at Barcelona the Brazilian scored 105 goals and created 89 chances last season alone; just imagine what he could do in French football.

"I do not need to tell you that there are a few problems within the Spanish federation".

- Tottenham's Danny Rose is wanted by Manchester United, the Mirror claims, as Jose Mourinho has decided signing a new left-back is now an issue that needs resolving. Neymar has since returned to training with his teammates.