In crisis after the humiliation inflicted by Bayern Munich (8-2) in the Champions League, FC Barcelona will again try to recover Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar.
The return of the rumored Neymar to FC Barcelona was to be expected given the situation in Catalonia. For the first time in six years, the recent La Liga runner-up ended the season without a trophy. Worse yet, the Blaugrana ended the year with a correction from Bayern Munich (8-2) in the Champions League quarter-finals on Friday.
Suffice to say that President Josep Maria Bartomeu finds himself under pressure and condemned to make important decisions. Indeed, the likely ouster of coach Quique Setién will not be enough. To calm the press, the fans and even captain Lionel Messi, who would threaten to leave this summer or next year, at the end of his contract, Barca had better hit the transfer market hard. This is why the Catalan club have reportedly relaunched the Neymar track.
PSG’s response already known.
According to the local daily Sport, the Paris Saint-Germain forward is considered the ideal recruit in sporting and media terms. Barca are therefore reportedly ready to offer a trade with Frenchman Antoine Griezmann, plus € 60million. No need to wait for the answer, we can already say that PSG will refuse to include a player in the transaction. Especially since the Habs striker has no desire to leave Barcelona. Once again, the Neymar soap opera will go no further …