PSG star Neymar set to pay former club Barcelona €6.7 million after losing lawsuit over unpaid bonus
Paris St Germain and Brazil forward Neymar has been ordered to pay his former club Barcelona €6.7 million ($7.51 million) after losing a lawsuit over an unpaid bonus, the Spanish champions said in a statement on Friday.
Champions League: Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre says PSG have abundance of talent even without Neymar
Forward Neymar has been sidelined for weeks with a rib injury and he also missed their 4-4 draw in Ligue 1 against struggling Amiens on Saturday, along with several other key players who were rested.
French League Cup: Marquinhos, Neymar set-up convincing victory for Paris Saint-Germain over Reims to seal final berth
Neymar was involved in all three goals as Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) cruised past Reims 3-0 on Wednesday to set up a League Cup final against Lyon.
Ligue 1: Mauro Icardi nets first league goal as PSG thump Angers; Montpellier beats Monaco to climb to sixth place
Sarabia scored one goal and set up two more with Neymar completing the rout late as PSG kept a two-point lead over Nantes, which beat Nice 1-0 with an 86th-minute goal by Moses Simon. Angers is in third place, five points behind PSG.
LaLiga: Neymar, Barcelona legal battle over non-payment of fees to go on after closed-door reconciliation talks collapse
The case revolves around a decision by Neymar, the world's most expensive footballer, to quit Barcelona in 2017 and join Paris Saint-Germain in a stunning coup for the French club.
Barcelona are demanding 8.5 million euros in damages plus interest, and have refused to pay Neymar the 26 million euros which were part of his contract renewal bonus signed in 2016.
LaLiga: Lionel Messi says he 'does not know if Barcelona did their best to bring back Neymar' from PSG
The summer transfer window saw an on-off soap opera surrounding Neymar's apparent desire to leave PSG, who paid a world record 222 million euros ($264 million at the time) in 2017, with Barcelona and Real Madrid both linked.
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Neymar wants Barcelona return, says club's vice-president Jordi Cardoner; denies contact with the Brazilian
Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has acknowledged that Neymar has expressed desire to return to La Liga. But denied the Catalan club are working on a transfer proposal.
As per Barcelona based newspaper Sport, Neymar is ready to take a 12 million euros paycut and drop his lawsuit against Barcelona to rejoin the Catalans from PSG.
Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain awaiting results of scans on injured duo Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, ahead of Liverpool clash
In Paris, Mbappe hurt his shoulder in a nasty fall as World Cup winners France ended their year on a high note with a 1-0 win over Uruguay at the Stade de France.
Even after Neymar Jr defended himself, nothing seems to be putting a stop to the ‘rolling’ memes.
Paris Saint-Germain's acquisition of Neymar from Barcelona for a world record transfer fee raised quite a few eyebrows and led to a UEFA investigation being launched against them under the rules of Financial Fair Play.
E-commerce firms cash in on FIFA World Cup frenzy in India: Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar Jr jerseys are the craze
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As ridiculous as the £198 million transfer fee for Neymar initially sounds, it will help PSG land a match-winner on their hands.
Spanish prosecutors recommended that Neymar be handed a two-year jail sentence and a fine of 10 million euros for alleged corrupt practices in his transfer to Barcelona.
Brazil have moved up from sixth place to first in qualifying since Tite took over in June with victories over Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Venezuela.
World Cup qualifiers: Neymar gives Lionel Messi lift on his private jet ahead of Brazil-Argentina clash
Neymar didn't hesitate to offer a lift to Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano on his private jet ahead of Brazil and Argentina's 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Spanish investigators on Friday dropped a fraud and corruption case against Brazilian superstar Neymar and his father in relation to the player's 2013 transfer to Barcelona.