Barcelona striker Neymar could make ‘dream’ move to PSG if ‘huge’ buyout clause is met

Brazilian striker Neymar could join Paris Saint Germain, if the French giants pay his huge €193 million (Dh806m) get out clause, his agent said Monday.

Neymar has reportedly been identified by Paris Saint Germain as the top target to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Alejandro Garcia / EPA
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Brazilian striker Neymar could join Paris Saint Germain, if the French giants pay his huge €193 million (Dh806m) get out clause, his agent said Monday.

"Neymar has a contract with Barca until 2018," Wayne Ribeiro told French sports daily L'Equipe.

“But the prospect of living in a city like Paris, and to play for a club like PSG is also a dream for every player.

“That’s to say if PSG showed interest in Neymar we could talk about it.”

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PSG have dominated Ligue 1 since the Qatari takeover of the French capital club in 2011.

Laurent Blanc’s men wrapped up their fourth successive league title in record time in March, and face Manchester City in the Uefa Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday.

And with talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic, courted by some of Europe’s top clubs, in possibly his last season in France, PSG have reportedly identified Neymar as their primary target before the new season starts in August.

“A contract can also be dissolved on condition of paying the release clause. It’s huge — 193 million euros,” Ribeiro said.

“But I don’t think that would be an insurmountable problem for PSG.”

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