Snubbed! Barcelona reject Neymar loan offer as part of PSG’s Ousmane Dembele transfer package

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Barcelona have reportedly turned down the chance to take Neymar on loan as part of the deal that sends Ousmane Dembele to Paris Saint-Germain.

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  • France international heading to Parc des Princes
  • Brazilian offered route back to Camp Nou
  • La Liga champions pass on possible deal

  1. #1 WHAT HAPPENED?

    The France international winger is heading for the exits at Camp Nou, with a €50 million (£43m/$55m) agreement set to take him back to his homeland. PSG are in the market for more attacking talent after bidding farewell to Lionel Messi and seeing Kylian Mbappe spark a long-running exit saga.

  2. THE BIGGER PICTURE
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    #2 THE BIGGER PICTURE

    According to SPORT, the Ligue 1 champions were prepared to part with another forward in order to sweeten a deal with Barca for Dembele. It is claimed that Neymar was offered to the Liga title holders on a season-long loan, with the Brazil international having previously pushed for a return to Catalunya.

  3. #3 AND WHAT'S MORE

    That offer has, however, been snubbed. Barca have no desire to welcome Neymar back into their ranks as his salary would cause them more problems amid a period of financial difficulty, while he is no longer the match-altering talent that he once was as an injury-prone 31-year-old.

  4. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
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    #4 WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

    Neymar spent four years at Barcelona between 2013 and 2017, scoring 105 goals and claiming a number of major honours alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. He left for Paris in a record-breaking €222m (£192m/$243m), but has found the going tough in France at times and has been linked with clubs across Europe in the current window.