Neymar to Real would be tough for Barcelona, says Messi

Neymar to Real would be tough for Barcelona, says Messi

BUENOS AIRES, May 16 (Reuters): It would be a major blow to Barcelona if Neymar moved from Paris St Germain to Real Madrid, the Brazil striker’s ex-team mate Lionel Messi said on Tuesday.   The Argentine, who won the Champions League and two of his La Liga titles with Neymar alongside him at Barcelona, said […]

PSG sweat over Neymar injury ahead of Real return

Paris, February 26 (AFP): Paris Saint-Germain are preparing for a race against the clock to get Neymar ready for their Champions League crunch against Real Madrid next week after he suffered an ankle injury against Marseille on Sunday.   The Brazilian superstar was stretchered off in tears towards the end of PSG’s 3-0 victory over […]

Stars turn out in Paris for Neymar Jr’s extravagant birthday bash

Stars turn out in Paris for Neymar Jr’s extravagant birthday bash

Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr. has celebrated his 26th birthday in style with girlfriend Bruna Marquezine and alongside compatriots Gabriel Jesus and Ronaldo at the lavish Pavillon Cambon in Paris. (Reuters Photo)   February 5 (REUTERS) Suited and booted Brazilian star joined by Gabriel Jesus and Ronaldo at 26th party.   Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr has […]

Neymar on target as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead

Neymar on target as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead

Neymar celebrates scoring PSG’s second goal. (Reuters Photo)   PARIS, February 4 (Reuters): Neymar scored his 18th Ligue 1 goal as Paris St Germain extended their lead to 11 points with a 3-0 win at Lille on Saturday.   The Brazil striker fired home with a superb free kick after Yuri Berchiche had opened the […]

How will PSG get around FFP rules?

How will PSG get around FFP rules?

After signing Neymar in a world record deal, Paris Saint-Germain will have to make sure they don’t break UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules. (AFP Photo)   Paris, September 3 (AFP): After spending 380 million euros ($450.66m) to secure the services of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain’s next task is to make sure they don’t […]

Soccer: Neymar nets twice as PSG thrash Toulouse

Soccer: Neymar nets twice as PSG thrash Toulouse

  August 21 (REUTERS) – Paris St Germain’s record signing Neymar scored twice on his home debut as the 10-man side thrashed Toulouse 6-2 to go top of Ligue 1.   Last season’s runners-up produced a stunning display as they set out to reap the benefits of securing the services of Brazilian striker Neymar for […]

Neymar feted in PSG stadium show

Neymar feted in PSG stadium show

    PARIS, August 5 (Reuters): World-record signing Neymar greeted delirious fans at a grand welcome event at Paris St Germain’s stadium on Saturday but must sit out the French club’s Ligue 1 opener after his transfer was not registered in time.   PSG doubled the world record for a transfer fee this week when […]

Massive Neymar transfer fee shows how broken system is: FIFPro

Massive Neymar transfer fee shows how broken system is: FIFPro

    August 4 (Reuters) – The record 222 million-euro ($263 million) fee Paris St Germain is paying to acquire Neymar from Barcelona shows just how wrong the transfer system is, world players’ union FIFPro said on Friday.   FIFPro is lobbying the European Union to ban transfer fees which it says concentrates power in […]

Neymar Jr. excited for new challenge

Neymar Jr. excited for new challenge

    August 4 (REUTERS): Brazilian thanks Barcelona and Messi for dream years ahead of record-breaking Paris move.   Neymar Jr. rocked the world of sport this week with his €222m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazilian has revealed his excitement at the new challenge.   In an emotional Instagram video, Neymar […]

Neymar is leaving, Barcelona says; radio says moving to PSG

Neymar is leaving, Barcelona says; radio says moving to PSG

    MADRID, August 2 (Reuters) – Brazilian striker Neymar Jr is leaving FC Barcelona, the Catalan club confirmed on Wednesday, as a radio report said he was moving to French team Paris Saint-Germain.   He arrived at the team’s training ground on Wednesday to tell team mates he was moving to Paris, Catalan radio […]

Spanish Liga to file PSG complaint over Neymar

    Madrid, July 30 (AFP): Spain’s football league chief Javier Tebas said he will file a complaint with UEFA for financial fair play breaches against Paris Saint-Germain over their pursuit of Brazilian superstar Neymar.   PSG are rumoured to be weighing up a bid for the Barcelona forward at more than 200 million euros, […]