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Report: The twists and turns of the Neymar saga

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The rumours of Neymar Jr.’s departure from PSG are building momentum.

Spanish footballing news agency Marca, the story is a plea to be set free.

beIN a plea from teammate Kylian Mbappe for him to stay.

They quote the Frenchman as saying:

“Of course I want him to stay. I spoke with him. He knows what I think of him and his situation.”

PSG manager Thomas Tuchel didn’t help the situation. He claimed knew about Neymar’s desire to depart Paris.

Barcelona, Paris Saint Germain, and Neymar are involved in a triangle of if, only and maybe.

Behind the scenes of this transfer window, we have three parties all wanting something out of a deal.

It is very obvious whatever happens, it will please some and leave the other bitterly disappointed.

After the ugly comments and remarks made by the Barcelona hierarchy when PSG paid up the buyout clause for Neymar. There is no love lost between the two clubs.

If it was anyone else they PSG would probably negotiate.

Problem is, nobody else can or is willing to spend over 200 million on one player

PSG would rather not deal with the Catalonians.

Neymar, on the other hand, is desperate to reunite with Messi, Suarez, and company.

Problem is Barca are struggling to come up with the money.

Nasser Al-Khelaifi PSG owner has publicly said if a player wants to leave, they can leave. Only if the buyer needs to meet their valuation.

To top it all off Neymar is not feeling to loved by his current employers. He was publicly criticised for his poor behavior on and off the pitch.

With Al-Khelaifi saying they only want to sign and keep players that meet their moral expectations.

Paris Director of football Leonardo hopes to meet the player soon to try and mend broken bridges. Because maybe, just maybe he won’t leave.

PARIS, FRANCE – AUGUST 04: Neymar poses with his new jersey next to Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi after a press conference on August 4, 2017 in Paris, France. Neymar signed a 5 year contract for 222 Million Euro. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)