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Barca Chief Slams Neymar For Exit Behaviour

FC Barcelona Chief Slams Neymar For Exit Behaviour

By Kurt Buckerfield - Feb 05, 2018 10:28 AM @KurtLaduma

FC Barcelona vice president Jordi Mestre has publicly slammed Brazilian superstar Neymar for the way he forced his move to Paris Saint-Germain.

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Speaking about the 26-year-old's exit from the Camp Nou in August recently, Mestre seemed to still have a sour taste in his mouth regarding the way things unfolded.

Barca's vice president has now  insisted that the way Neymar decided to go about leaving the Catalan giants is what disappointed him the most about the situation.  

"What hurt me the most was the way it happened," Mestre told Diario Sport.

"We were all on tour talking with him and his father, and they were not transparent.

"If he came to us and said, I want to go, like Cesc (Fabregas), Pedro (Rodriguez), Alexis (Sanchez) and (Javier) Mascherano, we would have reached an agreement. What you can't do is rock the boat. He played cat and mouse with us. He told us nothing.

"If he had done, PSG would have been able to buy him for less money and it would have cost us less to sign (replacements), too.

"What Neymar's behaviour created was the market inflation. We would have saved a lot of money and a lot of media noise."

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Neymar has played 26 games for PSG since his arrival in France, scoring 27 goals and assisting a further 16 strikes.

Do you think Neymar made the right decision in leaving Barca? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Bugatti Boy Joined: 18 Dec 2017
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Bugatti Boy Feb 05, 2018 02:17 PM
what ever
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DopeZN Joined: 22 Jan 2014
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DopeZN Feb 05, 2018 12:36 PM
After all the hassle Barca went thru for Ney, I wud've been reluctant to release him too.
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lucky555 Feb 05, 2018 12:25 PM
@Pres4life hd he told u he wanted to leave or au one of Barcas bord members who had not wanted to release him?
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Pres4life Joined: 17 Nov 2015
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Pres4life Feb 05, 2018 11:05 AM
Barca didn't want release him that's why he forced the move

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