BARCELONA presidential candidate Jordi Farre says Neymar is welcome to return to the Nou Camp – however first he should “say sorry”.
The Brazilian celebrity left the Nou Camp beneath a cloud three years in the past when he sealed a world-record £200million transfer to Paris Saint-Germain.
Neymar joined PSG from Barcelona for a world-record £200million switch charge in 2017Credit score: Reuters
Neymar’s relationship along with his former membership has been additional muddied by authorized battles over alleged unpaid loyalty bonuses.
That has not stopped the 28-year-old being closely linked with a return, nonetheless.
And Farre claims Neymar might be on the best way again so long as he reveals some humility.
He advised RAC 1: “Neymar will probably be welcome however the very first thing he has to do is withdraw his calls for and say sorry.
“We have now spoken to his individuals and so they have advised us about ‘going dwelling’. Who does not need the third-best participant on the earth on their group?
“There’s an choice of a switch request, which might see him come for €40-45m (£37-41m).”
Neymar has 18 months left to run on his contract at PSG and experiences in France final month claimed he was set to sign a bumper extension.
Barcelona’s curiosity in re-signing Neymar comes amid main doubts over Lionel Messi‘s future after he demanded a departure final summer time.
Messi turns into a free agent on the finish of this season however Farre is assured of preserving the Nou Camp idol regardless of the membership’s monetary woes.
He added: “Messi and Neymar can play collectively at Barca subsequent yr. I’m certain Messi doesn’t wish to go away.
“I’ve talked to his individuals and, whereas we’ve not made any progress, he has advised me he desires to remain. However he desires to be a part of a successful mission.
“My proposal to him is that he renews yr after yr, then we create a joint model between Messi and Barca, and that he goes on to grow to be the membership’s honorary president.
“However he should adapt to the present situations of the membership.”