‘There are no concrete offers’: PSG chief Leonardo insists NO bids have been made for wantaway star Neymar… who continues to be linked with a big-money return to Barcelona
- Leonardo says nothing has changed in regards to Neymar ongoing transfer saga
- The Paris Saint-Germain chief emphasised the Brazilian is still under contract
- He made the move to France two years ago for a world record £198million deal
- Neymar has been linked with a big-money return to Barcelona this summer
Paris Saint-Germain chief Leonardo has insisted that ‘nothing has changed’ in regards to the ongoing transfer saga involving Neymar.
The Brazilian star has been linked with a big-money move back to Barcelona, just two years after leaving the Catalan club to join his current employers in a world record £198million deal.
Reports have suggested that Barcelona have approached the Parisian club over a move for Neymar but Leonardo emphasised that no concrete offers have been made for the 27-year-old.
PSG’s wantaway star Neymar has been linked with a big-money move back to Barcelona
PSG chief Leonardo insists ‘nothing has changed’ in regards to a move away for Neymar
Leonardo told Sky Sports: ‘There is nothing different, nothing at all. There are no concrete offers for Neymar. He has a contract with us and is our player.
‘I repeat, there is no concrete offer. It’s been the same situation for 10 days.’
Also speaking after the game, PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel, added: ‘It’s a matter between the club and Neymar.
‘He’s training with the team for the first time tomorrow, so far he’s only trained individually, and he’s going to China.’
Real Madrid left-back Marcelo refused to compare Neymar and Eden Hazard this week
Following reports over a potential switch, Real Madrid left back Marcelo was asked to compare Brazilian compatriot Neymar and the club’s huge summer signing Eden Hazard.
However, Marcelo insisted that he couldn’t compare the two great players.
‘Eden’s a top player,’ Marcelo said in an interview with YouTube channel De Sola.
‘A player of high quality and, like Neymar, has the quality to be in the top five. He’s [Hazard] impressive – you cannot compare them.’