Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has insisted that he wants to remain at the French club this season. He also reveals that nobody from within the club has actually told him about any plans to sell him in the summer.
Neymar Dismisses Exit Links by Pledging Loyalty to PSG
Neymar: “I want to stay at Paris Saint Germain. No one from the club told me anything about the plans for my future, as things stand”, tells AFP. 🚨🇧🇷 #PSG
“I don’t know what kind of plans they have for me – I want to stay”. pic.twitter.com/y7lEXvBBEV
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 23, 2022
Neymar’s Comments on His Future
The Brazilian winger opened up about all the talks of him being transfer-listed by the Ligue 1 side, telling AFP: “I want to stay at Paris Saint Germain. No one from the club told me anything about the plans for my future, as things stand.
“I don’t know what kind of plans they have for me – I want to stay.”
As a result, Neymar made it clear that he himself is not at all pushing for a PSG exit or even thinking about doing so. He seems to be very happy with his role with the French side and wants to continue playing with Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe next season.
Chelsea and Manchester City Links Invalid
Neymar was recently heavily linked to a possible move to the Premier League. Chelsea were touted with a potential move for the 30-year-old forward and were even offered the chance to sign him. The links were mostly due to Thomas Tuchel having worked with the Brazilian during his time in Paris, but even he wasn’t too convinced on fully approving the move.
After that, it was also claimed (as per Le Parisien) that the winger was offered to reigning English champions Manchester City. However, Pep Guardiola was quick to rubbish such rumours and insist that he is not interested in bringing the PSG star to his club in the summer.
But now with Neymar having clarified his future, it looks unlikely that he will leave the French capital anytime soon. He seems to be focused on enjoying a successful season with the Ligue 1 champions and helping push to win his second UEFA Champions League title – the trophy he won for the first (and only time) during his stint at Barcelona.