Neymar still craves Barca reunion – report
Neymar is reportedly still keen on a return to Barcelona and refusing to talk to Paris Saint-Germain about extending his deal.
The transfer saga surrounding the Brazil international took up many column inches last summer but he remained at the Parc des Princes as neither Barca nor La Liga rivals Real Madrid could come up with a deal that suited the Ligue 1 outfit.
The 27-year-old made it clear he wanted to leave the French capital after two productive but unhappy years at the club, and he is yet to win over the fans despite scoring four league goals in five outings since his reintroduction to the side.
Barcelona aren't forgetting about Neymar anytime soon. pic.twitter.com/RtYkcH7PYc
— B/R Football (@brfootball) November 17, 2019
The South American has been making all the right noises about doing his best for PSG and trying to bring success to the club but, according to Sport, behind the scenes it is a very different story, with the French giants eager to schedule talks about his future, but Neymar and his representatives are unwilling to play ball.
It seems inevitable there will be a parting of the ways at some stage although club president Nasser Al-Khelafi has made it clear he will not budge on the superstar’s transfer fee.
PSG’s valuation of Neymar seems to have priced most clubs out of the market and so the former Santos man’s stance appears to be leading to inevitable conflict at the end of the season, with a similar story set to play out as both striker and club flex their muscles.
Unfortunately for Neymar, he is under contract until 2022, meaning his employers hold all the aces in the dispute.