Barcelona Releases Official Statement Confirming Neymar’s World Record Transfer to PSG

Ahead of a world-record transfer to PSG, Barcelona have released an official statement, confirming that Neymar is set to depart the club for Paris Saint-Germain.

Spanish giants, FC Barcelona have taken to the website and released an official statement, confirming that their star player, Neymar has told the club he wants to leave for Paris Saint-Germain.
The Brazilian who was at the club’s training ground on Wednesday, but did not take part in the session, is set to complete a world-record transfer to PSG, with the French giants ready to pay his €222m (£199m) release clause.
The statement by FC Barcelona reads:
“The player Neymar Jr, accompanied by his father and agent, has informed FC Barcelona this morning of his decision to leave the Club in a meeting held at the Club’s offices.
“Faced with this position, the Club has informed them they refer to the buy-out clause of his existing contract which as of 1 July totals 222 million euros which will have to be deposited in its entirety.
“Furthermore, in reply to the claim for the contract extension bonus, the Club has once again made it clear that the amount remains deposited with a notary until the case is resolved.
“The player remains under contract at FC Barcelona but with temporary permission to not take part in training sessions.”