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Neymar pledges PSG trophy haul after world record transfer

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Felix Bryan | 05 August, 2017, 00:07

Neymar said he wanted fresh challenges and thus chose to jump ship. They're one of a handful of European sort-of-super clubs fully willing to spend but not getting to the games that really count. I wanted a new challenge.

A pair of top-class defensive midfielders to help protect a shaky back four that conceded six goals to Neymar's former team during a dismal Champions League night last season would seem to be a far more pressing need.

Neymar operated on the left of Barcelona's front three during his time at Camp Nou and play as the No.10 for Brazil but said he had not discussed his role with Emery yet, with Edinson Cavani installed as PSG's central striker at present. We huge been very transparent from one day on Financial Fair Play.

39 - Barca's treble-winning 2014-15 season proved Neymar's most prolific at Barcelona.

Neymar has spoken for the first time, since he became the most expensive player in the world.

"Neymar Jr is today one of the very best players in world football".

Neymar insists the desire for a new challenge drove his decision to swap Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain and dismissed suggestions he was exhausted of being in Lionel Messi's shadow at Camp Nou.

The forward completed his $263 million move to the French capital Thursday just a week after Barcelona officials had said he was "200%" staying with the Catalan club.

"I don't think he's expensive for 200 million, I don't think he's expensive".

Neymar transfer news: The forward is reportedly exhausted of playing in the shadows of Barcelona teammate Leo Messi and he wants to start anew at Paris Saint-Germain. "If you are thinking about it", he said, "go have a coffee and don't worry about it".

His statement read, "I am extremely happy to join Paris Saint-Germain".

Brazilian journalist Marcelo Bechler said that Neymar made his choice to transfer due to his passion of becoming the best football player in the world.

Neymar has the consolation of being well-compensated by his new team, to the tune of more than half a million dollars a week.

"We think Neymar will help us to dream bigger and win everything", 20-year-old fan Samy El Amrani Jorey said outside the hotel at 1:30 a.m., adopting the club's motto.

"PSG and Neymar have the option to go to Federation Internationale de Football Association with the request that Federation Internationale de Football Association give them a provisional transfer", Javier Ferrero, a specialist in sports law for the Senn Ferrero firm, told AFP.

Champions Chelsea have shelled out up to £150 million on Antonio Ruediger, Alvaro Morata and Tiemoue Bakayoko, and Premier League clubs are not far from breaking their collective record spend from past year of just over £1 billion.

"But as soon as I made the decision, I started communicating".

When asked if he chose to leave Barca because of Lionel Messi, Neymar said that "no, on the contrary", adding that Messi is "the best" and "he learned a lot from him".

"The LFP supports Paris Saint-Germain and wishes Neymar's arrival in the Ligue 1 championship".

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