Rumoured Liverpool target Dembele transfer listed by Barcelona
- Author: Lawrence Cooper Jul 04, 2019,
Jul 04, 2019, 0:28
Neymar Jr has reportedly gone on strike.
The Barcelona hierarchy still feel bitter over the way Neymar left the Camp Nou back in 2017 and aren't interested in him bringing him back to the club, despite the views of the senior players at Barça who would very much like Neymar to come back.
"Negotiations are ongoing. The player's entourage told me: 'There are still a lot of things to sort, but it will get done'".
Barcelona are ready to offer Paris Saint-Germain an extraordinary swap deal worth £152million with Philippe Coutinho, Ivan Rakitic, Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembele set to be used to as makeweight so they can sign Neymar.
Contrary to reports earlier this week, his father insisted there are no plans in place for Neymar to leave PSG this summer and that they are not in talks with Barcelona.
Former Spain worldwide Fernando Torres to hang up his boots
He also scored in the 2012 European Championship final win against Italy , whilst also helping Spain lift the World Cup in 2010. Torres also had spells at Liverpool , Chelsea and AC Milan before heading to Japan in 2018 to play for Sagan Tosu .
A report by Esporte Interativo suggested that Neymar Santos Sr. and his lawyer are in Barcelona to negotiate the spectacular return of his son.
Liverpool FC have been quiet in the summer transfer window so far following the addition of one player to their squad ahead of the new season. We've worked hard to maintain the values of La Liga and we don't want to change that image.
In May, Spanish police carried out an operation against several footballers, ex-players and club executives accused of fixing matches in the first and second divisions, arresting six suspects including former Real Madrid player Raul Bravo.
Neymar was at Barcelona from 2013-17, scoring 105 goals in 186 games, while winning a Champions League title in 2015.