ESPN “Chelsea discusses signing Neymar… lunch meeting with PSG”
Chelsea prepares another unconventional signing. To bring Neymar (31, Paris Saint-Germain) to the Premier League, he had a meeting with Paris Saint-Germain’s high-ranking officials. Chelsea’s new owner, Todd Boelli, is making the move himself.
Global sports media ‘ESPN’ said on the 16th (Korean time), “According to sources, Chelsea owner Todd Boelli and Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi met. Neymar discussed the possibility of a transfer. Paris Saint-Germain last summer I’ve been thinking about selling Neymar.”
Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain메이저사이트 from Barcelona in 2017. He conquered the European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League with Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi and the world’s best trio, but decided to take on a new challenge at Paris Saint-Germain.
Paris Saint-Germain have triggered the buyout of Neymar. At the time, Neymar was brought in by investing 222 million euros (about 305 billion won), the highest transfer fee ever. Neymar scored 117 goals and 76 assists in 172 games at Paris Saint-Germain, and signed a four-year contract renewal in 2021.
But lately there have been nasty rumors going around. After the renewal of Kylian Mbappe’s contract, a cold airflow was caught between Neymar and Paris Saint-Germain. According to reports, Mbappe recommended Paris Saint-Germain organization reorganization and dismissal of the general manager, but Neymar was greatly disappointed with Paris Saint-Germain’s decision and actions.
Paris Saint-Germain are considering selling Neymar. ‘ESPN’ said, “I tried to sell Neymar to another team last summer, but no team offered the right amount. Neymar is receiving an annual salary of 30 million euros (about 41.1 billion won) from Paris Saint-Germain.”
Neymar spotted on Chelsea radar. In fact, Chelsea are aggressively recruiting under Todd Boelli’s owner. Even when Cristiano Ronaldo left Manchester United, he was looking to push for an iconic signing.
‘ESPN’ said, “There was an offer to transfer Neymar to Chelsea last summer. Owner Todd Boelli was also interested, but it did not happen. Even during the days of former manager Thomas Tuchel, he wanted Neymar. According to current sources, a luxury hotel near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris , where owner Todd Boelli and chairman Al Khelaifi had lunch and discussed the possibility of a Neymar transfer.”