Barcelona to meet shock Neymar â‚¬220m release clause - and president already talked to Lionel Messi about return
Neymar's sensational move back to Barcelona has moved closer with the revelation that the Brazilian forward has a shock clause in his contract.
The Brazil megastar joined French champions Paris Saint-Germain last summer in a world-record €220million move.
But Spanish sources, reported in Mundo, say the 26-year-old is said to have an agreement with PSG owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi that he can leave the club at end of this season - for the same price he joined.
This revelation is fuelling the fire that he's set for a shock switch back to the Nou Camp to line up with old pal Lionel Messi.
Especially as Mundo report that club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has already talked to key Barcelona players in the dressing room about his return.
The likes of Messi were consulted on how they feel if the Brazilian were to come back at the end of the season now it's a strong possibility.
Yesterday sources close to Neymar laid out why he wants to go back to the Nou Camp - and it's got a lot to do with Kylian Mbappe.
The French wonderkid has been in sensational form after winning the World Cup - scoring goals for fun both internationally and domestically.
And Neymar is worried the 19-year-old is overshadowing him, according to Mundo.
As a World Cup winning idol, and a Frenchman, Neymar believe more acclaim will go the speedy winger - especially as he's so young and marketable.
For example last week Mbappe was on the front cover of Time magazine - one of the few footballers to be cover story. Neymar has never had that honour.
Neymar is finding it hard to get himself motivated for Ligue 1 games due to the standard of the league - especially as opponents attempt to target him.
But that's not the only reason he wants to go back according to the Spanish source.
Neymar also misses his former Nou Camp team-mates, keeping in touch with the likes of Messi, Rafinha and Luis Suarez.
He also misses the size and grandeur of the Nou Camp - and the Mediterranean climate.
Last month Neymar reportedly asked Barcelona help him secure a move back to the club - but back then received a lukewarm response.
Neymar retains a good relationship with some of Barcelona's staff and has reportedly spoken to one executive about a return.
But the La Liga champions were reluctant to bring the Brazilian back due to those who advise him - especially his father.
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