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Barcelona to offer PSG list of four players in Neymar deal

Bild claims that Barcelona are prepared to supply a list of four players, with PSG having the option to choose three in exchange for Neymar, plus, of course, an agreed fee.

Cuatro jugadores del Barça podrían entrar en la operación Neymar
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Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembélé, Nelson Semedo and Samuel Umtiti could be used in negotiations between Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain to secure Neymar’s move to Camp Nou, according to Germany’s Bild newspaper.

The German media outlet claims that the LaLiga club will offer up the list of four players, with PSG having the option to choose three in exchange for Neymar, plus, of course, an agreed fee, which it is understood would be in the region of 130 million euros.

Although, as Bild points out, the downside for PSG in such a deal would be the fact that three of these player’s salaries combined would add up to a greater amount than what Neymar currently earns in Paris.

PSG sporting diretor Leonardo has said that Neymar can leave if the price is right.

Coutinho, Dembélé, Semedo, Umtiti expendable at Barça

The four aforementioned players do not have the full confidence of Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde. And with the arrival of the new additions to Camp Nou, the move to PSG would give them an opportunity to redirect their careers and gain more continuity.

Amid the intense talk of his return to Camp Nou, Neymar failed to show up to PSG’s first day of pre-season training on Monday and has reportedly told the club he wants to leave. Meanwhile, in an interview with Le Parisien, PSG sporting director Leonardo said that the Brazil star is free to leave if an appropriate offer comes in.

Although, Leonardo also admitted that while there had been initial talks between PSG and Barça, the latter had yet to make a formal proposal.