Neymar ‘slows down PSG contract talks as he watches Lionel Messi’s reunion in Barcelona … with a Brazilian increasingly confident that his old friend will stay at Nou Camp’
- Neymar was expected to put a new deal with PSG on paper
- Lionel Messi’s increasing willingness to stay with Barcelona has made him think
- The pair are good friends and enjoyed success together at the Nou Camp
Neymar has reportedly put talks on a new PSG contract on hold as he is increasingly confident that Lionel Messi will stay in Barcelona.
The Brazilian has spoken of his willingness to reunite with his former teammate one day.
Messi has been linked with PSG for the past few seasons and looked like he would be leaving the Nou Camp after expressing his wish to leave in the summer.
Neymar has put the brakes on his contract extension talks with Paris Saint-Germain
However, he has become happier at the club as the season has progressed and his team’s form has improved.
And a Catalan newspaper Now report that Neymar not only believes Messi will put pen to paper for a new deal at the Nou Camp, but they also note that the Brazilian has made known to Barcelona that he would be willing to return to the club.
Neymar (R) is increasingly confident that Messi (C) will stay with Barcelona
This is in line with the statements of former Barcelona scout Andre Cury.
“Neymar will play with Messi again, not at PSG but at Barcelona,” said Cury The coastline
Neymar’s return to Barcelona would be difficult given the club’s financial situation, although he would be willing to make sacrifices to continue the transfer.