Neymar transfer

Barca officials head to Paris for talks

MADRID: Barcelona officials headed to France today for talks with Paris Saint-Germain to seal a return to the Spanish club for Brazilian star Neymar, reports said.

Barca officials head to Paris for talks

Neymar was dropped for Paris Saint-Germain’s opening Ligue 1 match. File

laxmi@tribune.com

Madrid, August 13 

Barcelona officials headed to France today for talks with Paris Saint-Germain to seal a return to the Spanish club for Brazilian star Neymar, reports said. The club’s director for football, retired French international Eric Abidal, and two other top club officials flew to Paris to meet with their Paris Saint-Germain counterparts, Catalan radio Rac1 and Catalan television TV3 reported.

The deal which the Barcelona officials will propose could include players such as Philippe Coutinho or Ivan Rakitic, it added. — AFP

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