Spanish and French newspapers have reported a stiffness in the position of Paris Saint-Germain in talks with Barcelona and Real Madrid about the transfer of Brazilian striker Neymar, noting that the French capital club rejected generous offers to give up his star.
The French newspaper L'Equipe revealed a huge offer from Real Madrid. "Real Madrid is making a very generous offer of 100 million euros, in addition to three players," he said, referring to Welsh Gareth Bale, Colombian James Rodriguez and Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas. She confirmed that SG had rejected the offer, saying in this regard «the total value of this offer does not match the expectations of Paris».
According to Catalan newspaper Sport, Barcelona are ready to pay 160 million euros for Neymar, who joined the Parisian club for a record deal of 222 summer 2017, to be paid in two installments during a season on loan with the need to buy the following season, However, PSG rejected the Catalan club's offer.
The Spanish newspaper added that «negotiations are closed because of the hardening of the position of Paris Saint-Germain, which completely rejected the idea of secondment», and «El Mundo Deportivo», mentioned similar figures: «secondment over two seasons with a payment in line with the loan period, and then paid 150 million Euro to sign the player after two seasons ». "Negotiations are continuing with Paris Saint-Germain on the rejection of the French club, but Barcelona is waiting for a decisive position from Neymar in which he explicitly declares his desire to return to Barcelona in order to stop the interest of Real Madrid."
L'Equipe and Mundo Deportivo also spoke about the possibility of Juventus entering the line without indicating the seriousness of the Italian club. Transfers in Europe will close on September 2. Barcelona are in a difficult position to speed up negotiations and seek to sign Neymar, after losing the efforts of Uruguayan star Luis Suarez, who in turn suffered a calf injury to Bilbao. According to press reports, he could be out of action for a period of up to a month, as well as the injury of the world champion with France team Osman Dembele in the same game with a pull in the biceps of the left thigh, and his absence from the stadiums until five weeks, according to the Catalan club, but the first star Messi He returned to training and is ready to meet Real Betis in the league.
With Neymar back in the face of tough negotiations with PSG, the onslaught of attacking striker Antoine Griezmann, who has recently joined Barcelona for 120 million from Atletico Madrid, is on the offensive. Champions Barcelona have suffered their first defeat in an opening league game since 2008.
Real Madrid offer to give up Rodriguez, Bill and goalkeeper Navas in exchange for Neymar.
The Parisian team turned its back on all Barcelona offers for rejecting the principle of secondment.