Mercato: Barça owes a proud candle to Neymar for this transfer

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Barça owes Neymar a debt of gratitude for this transfer

Posted on September 10, 2022 at 12:10 p.m. by Thomas Bourseau

FC Barcelona took the best during the last summer transfer window over Chelsea and PSG in the race to sign Raphinha. And to achieve this success, Barça was able to count on the help of its former striker and current number 10 of Paris Saint-Germain: Neymar.

During the summer transfer window, the heart rate Barcelona has been particularly active on the transfer market by completing the arrivals of Robert Lewandowskiof jules Kounde and of Raphinha to recite nobody else but them.

PSG and Chelsea tried for Raphinha, in vain

Last spring, when Leeds United was fighting to stay in the Premier League, the PSG seemed interested in the market opportunity that would arise in the event of a descent into the Championship of Leeds who finally snatched his hold in English football’s top flight on the final day. And chelsea would also have been in line to welcome the ex-winger of Leeds. However, it is the heart rate Barcelona who took the bet.

« Neymar told me that if I came here, I wouldn’t regret it »

In a long interview given to La Vanguardia, Raphinha confided in his transfer to heart rate Barcelona. While it was announced on the side of PSG and especially of chelseathe Brazilian international was able to count on his compatriot Neymar to validate his choice… to sign at the Barca. “Ronnie congratulated me through my father. Yes, I speak a lot with Neymar. He told me that if I came here, I wouldn’t regret it. He is right « .

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