The future of Neymar Jr. appeared to be settled, with the 31-year-old remaining at Paris Saint-Germain. However, that might not be the case.
French media outlet Le Parisien has reportedly set its sights on acquiring the Brazilian superstar. Nonetheless, a potential transfer hinges on the player’s decision to leave the capital club.
It remains unclear how PSG’s decision-makers view the prospect of Neymar’s departure. Chelsea’s interest in the former FC Barcelona star signifies their ambition to bolster their attacking options.
🚨 Chelsea s’est mis sur les rangs pour acquérir Neymar… si il décide de quitter Paris.
Reste à connaître la position des décideurs du PSG sur le dossier du Brésilien ⏳🇧🇷
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— Canal Supporters (@CanalSupporters) July 13, 2023
Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino’s previous experience coaching Neymar while at PSG. Furthermore, Thiago Silva’s familiarity with the Brazilian forward from their shared stint at PSG and the national team could play a role in the potential transfer.
Neymar’s future at PSG could depend on various factors, including his ambitions, the Ligue 1 side’s long-term plans, and the potential acquisition of suitable replacements.
Newly appointed manager Luis Enrique will likely have a say regarding whether he sees Neymar as part of his project. The Spanish manager did have the player during his time at Barcelona, but perhaps his opinion about the PSG star has changed.