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PSG ready to sell Neymar For £76 Million

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly prepared to sell Neymar for a lot less than the world record fee they splashed out to secure his services in 2017.

The Ligue One champions shocked the footballing world when they activated Neymar’s £198 million release clause and brought him to the Parc Des Princes.

Neymar, who took on the No.10 shirt, became the most expensive player in world football and signed a lucrative five-year contract.

The former Santos youth product has scored 98 times in 141 games for the club, helping PSG to four Ligue One titles as well as three Coupe de France and two Coupe de la Ligue trophies.

But Neymar, having won the Champions League with Barcelona, has been unable to help bring the club the coveted European trophy during his tenure.

The club came closest when they lost the 2020 final to Bayern Munich and were knocked out in disappointing fashion by Real Madrid in the round of 16 this term.

AS say PSG are planning a “revolution” and that Neymar could well be offloaded as a result. It’s said the Brazilian star may leave for £76 million – meaning the French giants would be making a £122 million loss on Neymar.

According to Transfer Markt, Neymar, now 30 years of age, is valued at £81 million.

In May last year, he signed a new contract extension until 2025 and the player himself intends on honouring it.

At the weekend, Neymar, who was jeered by his own supporters this season, threw shade at PSG fans for leaving the stands before the club lifted the Ligue One title.

Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is expected to stay put despite an underwhelming campaign by his standards.

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