Tag: Neymar

Neymar: Hazard and I would cause havoc together

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar is keen to link up with Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, saying the two could “cause havoc together”. Belgium international Hazard has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge, with Real Madrid mooted as the most likely destination for the former Lille star. However, PSG are

Neymar and Mbappe ‘2,000 per cent’ staying at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain will not have to sell Neymar or Kylian Mbappe to meet Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, according to the Ligue 1 club’s president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. PSG last year rejected allegations made by Der Spiegel and Mediapart that the club had circumvented FFP spending stipulations, saying they had “always acted in absolute

Neymar will not return in the summer, says club president Bartomeu

Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu has dismissed the possibility of Neymar returning to the club this summer. The Brazilian, who left Barcelona in 2017 for £200m to join PSG, has continuously been linked with a return to the Spanish champions. Messi, in particular, has stoked the possibility of reuniting with

Neymar: PSG will win the Champions League

Neymar is confident Paris Saint-Germain will win the Champions League this year due to their “awesome team” and “genius coach” Thomas Tuchel. The Brazil star missed the first leg of their last-16 tie with Manchester United on Tuesday as he is recovering from a metatarsal injury sustained last month. PSG

Neymar, don’t change a thing! PSG hit back at poll questioning Brazil star

Paris Saint-Germain have hit out at a poll that found 84 per cent of the French population think Neymar “provokes defenders”. Radio station RTL ran a survey in which 78 per cent of football fans also agreed that the Brazil star “plays a dangerous game” with his style of play.

Neymar reinjured fifth metatarsal and could need surgery

PSG star Neymar could require surgery after reinjuring his fifth metatarsal.The Ligue 1 leaders released a medical update on Thursday morning after the Brazilian was forced off against Strasbourg in Wednesday’s Coupe de France victory with a foot injury. PSG confirmed Neymar had a “painful reactivation” of the injury and

Neymar slams fellow Brazilian Pele: I don’t approve of his criticism

Brazil striker Neymar has said he ‘does not approve’ of Pele’s recent criticism of him. The former World Cup winner was vocal following Neymar’s repeated diving in Russia last year and said that the 26-year-old should focus on playing football. “Pelé’s criticisms? I’ve found them interesting,” Neymar told Canal. “As

Barcelona start ‘Operation Neymar’ to re-sign PSG striker

Barcelona have reportedly set in motion ‘Operation Neymar’ to bring the Brazilian goalscorer back to Camp Nou. The player and his former club are desperate to be reunited after just two years. The Selecao striker is apparently ready to call time on his career at Parc des Princes after just

Jesus putting World Cup woes behind him after netting in Brazil friendly

Gabriel Jesus is optimistic about his future in Brazil’s national team after he scored in his first international appearance since enduring a difficult World Cup. Brazil faced Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Friday (October 12) and ran out 2-0 winners, with Jesus scoring the opening goal and generally catching the

Marcelo: Real Madrid defender ‘admits tax fraud’ in Spain

Real Madrid star Marcelo Vieira has admitted to tax fraud and accepted a four-month suspended jail sentence, Spanish media say. The 30-year-old Brazilian player reportedly defrauded the Spanish authorities of €490,000 (£436,000; $576,000) by using foreign firms to handle his earnings. He will also be required to pay a €750,000