Lionel Messi €300M Transfer Discussed by Jurgen Klopp After Neymar's PSG Move

Lionel Messi €300M Transfer Discussed by Jurgen Klopp After Neymar's PSG Move

I refer to the transfer of the 25-year-old Brazilian known only as Neymar from Barcelona to Paris St Germain for a world-record fee close to £200 million.

The payment, which has been frozen and placed in a notary, is reportedly owed to Neymar's family as part of his final contract renewal with the Spanish side.

"Although he doesn't agree with the value (of R$8 million), the process has dragged on for more than three years and the intention is to end it and move on to this new phase for Neymar", said Marcos Neder, one of the player's lawyers.

Neymar left Barcelona for a world record €222m in favour of PSG, and the Reds boss has stated that it makes even the likes of Lionel Messi available to clubs.

"We are not considering the possibility of action by Federation Internationale de Football Association for the good relationship that exists with Barcelona".

"In a period of just a month that suddenly sounds possible too. And now it simply happened".

In any case, there are only a few clubs out there who could boast not only the funds, but also the allure it would require to tempt the Argentina worldwide away from his home of 17 years.

In a quiet season for business news, the giant cesspit that is the world of elite football can be relied upon to provide a money story with a pungent whiff to it.

If there's any player out there worthy of the cost, many would argue Messi to be him, and Klopp could be proved correct in asserting his €300 million cost no longer looks so far out of reach.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

Celebrity Big Brother 2017
Trisha walked off the show on Friday night, shortly after former Apprentice candidate Karthik Nagesan was voted off by viewers. Trisha Paytas expressed regret for walking from the Celebrity Big Brother house after just 11 days in a new YouTube video.

Rhode Islander heading south for best view of solar eclipse
Or maybe it disappears in a valley on the moon, and it lingers a little bit longer and so the eclipse is gonna start late for you. Merlo also explains it's important to make sure your solar eclipse glasses are certified, something that's hard to see.

Stock markets extend losses at open
Nordstrom shares were up 1.63 percent at $45.60 following the apparel retailer's better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales. The Korean won fell against the United States dollar. "I don't think this is the start of a change in (low volatility) regime".

Mum asks for Facebook group to reschedule solar eclipse
Experts recommend being careful when it comes to buying glasses or viewers through a third-party seller, such as Ebay or Amazon . Working with partners, we can protect what is special about parks so that they are there for you to enjoy.

Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate
The S&P hasn't moved more than 0.5 percent in one day since July and has fallen more than 1 percent only twice this year. ET (1503 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was down 110.36 points, or 0.5 percent, at 21,938.34, the S&P 500 .

Other news