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Paris Saint-Germain’s talisman Neymar would prefer to move the London-based clubs Chelsea or Arsenal rather than Manchester clubs. He told his close friends that his admiration for London City is the main reason for his choice of Arsenal and Chelsea over Manchester clubs.
The report from the Express goes on to claim that Neymar was also learning English as he was not fluent with the language and be ready in case if he wants to move to England it will help him to communicate well.
Neymar had joined Paris Saint-Germain only a year ago from Barcelona for a world record fee of £200 million with a staggering amount of salary £40.7 million a year in a five-year deal that runs until 2022.
Several reports that came out after the World Cup claimed that Real Madrid were interested in buying Neymar as a replacement for Ronald as PSG was under the radar of UEFA for verification on the FFP breach in the signings of Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
The heart of the matter
One of the main reasons for Neymar to join PSG was to earn the superstar status at his club, which he was not able to get with his previous club, where Messi was the main man.
Although at PSG that status for him is inevitable, PSG are in a lesser competitive league, Ligue 1, which does not help his ambitions for Ballon d’Or as his competitors are performing in the tougher leagues and also his relationship with some of his teammates is not that good as it was clearly evident in a match where Neymar and Cavani are involved in an on-field disagreement.
With these things in mind, Real Madrid was confident it would lure the Brazilian away from the ‘Parisian’ Club this summer, but any such move was blocked by the PSG and the club would do whatever it takes to keep him.