Several Premier League clubs have been notified of the prospective availability of Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar. The Brazil international is having a fantastic year in Paris, with 17 goals and 16 assists in just 28 games. But PSG’s recent collapse has placed doubt on his long-term future in Paris.
Premier League clubs offered Neymar before PSG exit
While PSG is not eager to sell Neymar, they are said to be open to his probable departure after the season. Sources have confirmed to 90min that several Premier League sides have been approached about a prospective transfer. Moreover, intermediaries are thought to have spoken with Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United. Newcastle about Neymar’s interest in a move to the Premier League and his prospective availability.
Neymar’s name is also said to have come up during a recent meeting between Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly and PSG counterpart Nasser Al-Khelaifi. It was supposed to be about other things. Boehly has met with several top executives throughout Europe to expand his network. It is believed he has booked a meeting with Al-Khelaifi to discuss Hakim Ziyech’s failed loan deal to PSG. It was not completed in time last month. While Ziyech was the main topic of discussion, it is believed that Boehly was amenable to such a high-profile signing.
According to sources, Boehly is ‘intrigued’ by Neymar’s prospective availability. Neymar joined PSG in the summer of 2017 in a record €222 million move, and his time in France has been mixed. The Brazilian has won four Ligue 1 titles. But it has yet to deliver the Champions League triumph expected to follow his arrival.
PSG are on course to win another league title this season. But they have already been ousted from the Cup de France. are on the verge of another early exit from Europe following their defeat to Bayern Munich on Tuesday.