Neymar set to undergo PSG medical ahead of move from Barcelona
According to the football transfer rumours in Spanish Media (Football Espana), Neymar is set to undergo Paris Saint-Germain medical ahead of move from Barcelona.
The Brazil international has joined Barcelona from Santos for a fee in the region of 88 million euros in July 2013. The 25-year-old has a valid contract with Barcelona until June 2021.
Neymar has played 186 times for Barcelona since signing from Santos, scoring 105 goals and creating 80 assists in that time.
The Brazil international has been in impressive form for Barcelona last season.
Neymar has represented Brazil at Under-17 and Under-20 level, winning 10 caps and scoring 10 goals, before making his senior international debut in August 2010. As a member of Brazil national football team, Neymar has won 77 caps and has scored 52 goals.
PSG manager wants to sign a new forward this summer and Neymar is on the top of his wishlist. Emery has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented players across the globe.
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Emery will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty this summer and the Barcelona forward is thought to be among the manager’s priorities.
Paris Saint-Germain are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.
The forward can also play as a left wing, offering Emery a different option should he change his formation at Paris Saint-Germain.
Neymar has a release clause in his contract which stands at 222 million euros which would need to be met in full before Barcelona would allow him to leave the club this summer.
According to the report in Spanis Media, Neymar is due in China on Monday for advertising commitments, but after that he will undergo a medical with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday. PSG risk being reported to UEFA as Barcelona and La Liga both deem such an outlay a violation of UEFA Financial Fair Play.