Sports world: Agent sees Neymar moving to PSG

FC Barcelona's Brazilian striker Neymar Jr during a team's training session in Spain, on April 4, 2016.
FC Barcelona's Brazilian striker Neymar Jr during a team's training session in Spain, on April 4, 2016. PHOTO: EPA

Agent sees Neymar moving to PSG

LONDON • Neymar could be tempted by a move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, the 24-year-old footballer's agent has claimed.

He has a release clause of €193 million (S$297 million) in his Barca contract, which will end in 2018. His representative Wagner Ribeiro nevertheless feels a "dream" move to PSG is a possibility.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2016, with the headline 'Sports world: Agent sees Neymar moving to PSG'. Print Edition | Subscribe