According to reports Barcelona have blocked payment of $31-million (R409.74) bonus for star Brazilian attacker Neymar as speculation mounts that he will move to Paris Saint-Germain.
“These 26 million euros have been placed with a notary pending to see if the player continues,” the source, who refused to be named, told AFP.
The renewal bonus was agreed on a year ago when Neymar extended his contract with Barcelona until 2021, and was due to be paid to the player after he completed a year. The renewal bonus was agreed on a year ago when Neymar extended his contract with Barcelona until 2021, and was due to be paid to the player after he completed a year.
Spanish football giants Barcelona has decided to put Neymar’s bonus on hold pending to see how the situation evolves.
The contract Neymar signed also increased an early termination clause from 200 to 222-millon-euro (R3.46 Billion), which French Lique 1 side Paris Saint Germain is reportedly willing to pay.
According to the latest reports Borussia Dortmund’s 20-year-Old attacker Ousmane Dembélé is Barcelona’s first choice to replace Neymar if he leaves to PSG.
PSG are so confident of signing Neymar they are already planning how to unveil him. (Source: ESPN) pic.twitter.com/cEY3XOCvuA
— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) 1 August 2017
Today, he’s a Barcelona player.
Tomorrow’s another day in the Neymar transfer saga, though 👀 pic.twitter.com/V13c3ale2t
— B/R Football (@brfootball) 1 August 2017
If this is true, the Neymar deal is the dodgiest thing going! How crooked is that? pic.twitter.com/MSovMJz6qP
— The United Stand (@UnitedStandMUFC) 1 August 2017