It’s a sweet but sour tale for Neymar at PSG.
He arrived in the French capital for a world record fee of £200 million after an impressive stint at Barcelona.
The Brazilian has scored 34 goals in 36 games for the Ligue 1 side since his arrival – a success by any means you would assume.
However, it’s been a season of mixed triumph.
The Paris club secured domestic success yes – however Champions League Glory was foiled with a round of 16 defeat to Manchester United.
Now, the sight of European glory could edge further away as their 27-year-old talisman urges that he wants to exit the club this summer transfer window.
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Sky Sports understands that Neymar flew into Paris on Monday to meet with sporting director, Leonardo to discuss his departure from the Ligue 1 outfit.
It’s reported that Leonardo urged the winger to stay, however the vision of the Brazilian was made clear.
With the forward willing to leave - who will sign him?
Barcelona have been recent favourites to resign their former man, however with the Catalan club recently entering £1 billion in debt after the signing of Antoine Greizeman, it goes to argue if the club can even afford his services.
Mind you with that being said, it’s predicted that the La Liga giants will look to trade names off the roster for the transfer to go through.
Names such as Ousmane Dembele, Samuel Umtiti, Ivan Rakitic and fellow international Philipe Coutinho could be used as a bargaining chip for their former star.
Neymar scored 105 goals in 186 appearances at Barcelona and has been remembered for his heroics versus current side PSG in the Champions League in 2017.
The Catalan side fought back after a first leg defeat to win 6-1 in the return fixture at the Nou Camp.
With Barcelona struggling for European success aswell last season, with a 4-0 defeat to Liverpool in the semi final – Neymar could be what the club needs to spur on Champions league glory.
Mind you, do the fans want the Brazilian back after his betrayal and forced move to PSG?
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