Thomas Tuchel confirms Neymar could stay at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed that Brazilian Neymar could stay with the Ligue 1 champions.

The 28-year old has been heavily linked with a return to FC Barcelona this summer, with La Liga rivals Real Madrid also reported to be considering a bid for the former Santos player.

However, the former Borussia Dortmund boss confirmed he will have no issue in playing Neymar this season if he remains in France.

"At the moment, there is no update, as the situation is between him and the club.

"If there is no solution to the situation then he will stay, as he has three years left on his contract.

"We are a stronger team with Neymar in it."

PSG kick off their Ligue 1 title defence with a trip to Rennes on August 18, and despite returning to training following a foot injury, however he has not been included in the matchday squad.

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