Friday January 11 2019
Neymar has 'prayed and begged' for Barcelona return

Neymar has personally phoned Barcelona five times as he has ‘begged to return to the club’, according to a report in El Mundo.

The report outlines how this began in the closing stages of last season and the player’s father has now taken control of the discussions, which have been ongoing since.

Neymar Santos Sr is said to have spoken personally to Blaugrana president Josep Maria Bartomeu along with several other high-ranking officials within the club.

The Brazilian star joined Paris Saint-Germain in a world record €222m deal from Barca in the summer of 2017 but the report outlines how the player has admitted this was ‘a big error’.

Neymar is said to be ‘deeply skeptical’ of the project of PSG boss Thomas Tuchel but the report claims one of the biggest stumbling blocks to a deal is the €63m lawsuit the player has filled against Barca.

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