It has been revealed that Neymar revealed PSG met his decision to leave Barcelona during the wedding of Lionel Messi before the £198 million release clause.
PSG was engaged in a spending spree this summer, signing high caliber players to its side in a bid to bolster its drive to secure Champions League glory.
The release clause Barcelona slapped on Neymar was in a bid to fend off potential buyers, and tie the forward to the Catalan side for years.
However, PSG’s Neymar release clause activation came as a rude shock to Barcelona’s hierarchy.
Xavi Was Informed
Xavi who also attended Messi’s wedding told reporters that Neymar revealed to his teammates that he was leaving for Paris to in July.
What he said to his teammates was “he wanted a switch from Barcelona.”
When inquired about his reasons for leaving by Xavi, he said he desired a new challenge, the atmosphere at Barcelona was becoming too toxic for him and he wanted PSG.
Xavi said they had to respect his feelings when he finally moved to PSG in the summer.
The trio of Mbappe, Cavani, and Neymar has the opportunity to secure Champions League glory for PSG this season, Xavi added.
Neymar must now focus on getting a treble for his newfound Parisian love. Throughout his Career, Neymar has been exceptionally brilliant.
His move to PSG could see him win the Ballon d’Or for the first time in his career.