By 90Min
July 20, 2017

​Reports surfaced on Tuesday that Paris Saint-Germain were preparing to trigger Barcelona superstar Neymar's £195m release clause to bring him to the Parc des Princes.

It would an incredible swoop should it actually materialise but, as expected, lots of different outlets are running conflicting stories regarding the situation.

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 29: Neymar Jr. of FC Barcelona competes for the ball with Hernan Perez of RCD Espanyol during the La Liga match between RCD Espanyol and FC Barcelona at the RCDE Stadium on April 29, 2017 in Barcelona, Spaain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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One bold claim comes from Brazilian journalist Marcelo Bechler, who says that Neymar has actually spoken to some of the PSG players and that they understand he will join the Ligue 1 side in a world record deal.

He goes on to say that Barcelona could convince the star the stay with the right offer of money, but that is 'not his intention'.

Neymar has been at the Nou Camp since 2013 following a big money move from boyhood club Santos, and over the past four years he has developed into the superstar everybody thought he would.

He has forged an utterly devastating understanding with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez on the Blaugrana frontline, but the trio will downgrade to a duo if Bechler proves to be correct.

Loose rumours of a move away for Neymar tend to crop up every summer window, with Manchester United having been credited with interest in the past, but wealthy PSG could be about to blow everybody out of the water by actually signing the South American pin-up.

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