NT: Madrid: Brazilian striker Neymar Jr is leaving FC Barcelona, the Catalan club affirmed on Wednesday, as a radio report said he was moving to French group Paris Saint-Germain.
He touched base at the group’s preparation ground on Wednesday to advise partners he was moving to Paris, Catalan radio RAC1 revealed. The Brazilian striker left the preparation region minutes after the fact, it said.
Having developed into one of the finest players on the planet and completed third in the 2015 Ballon d’Or vote, Neymar marked another Barcelona contract to 2021 in October in which his purchase out provision was raised to 222 million euros ($263 million).
Barcelona tweeted not long after the radio report that Neymar, who has been with the Spanish club since June 2013, did not prepare on Wednesday with the consent of the mentor.
In another twitter presenting limited on the games press, the club said he was leaving however gave no further subtle elements. That tweet was affirmed to Reuters by a representative.
A PSG representative declined to remark.
Neymar marked for Barcelona from Brazilian side Santos for 57.1 million euros, in spite of the fact that it was later uncovered the cost was more like 100 million euros.