‘We have spoken’: Gerard Pique reveals he and Neymar have talked about PSG forward’s possible move back to Barcelona this summer
Gerard Pique has revealed he and Neymar have talked about the Paris Saint-Germain forward’s possible move to Barcelona.
Sportsmail reported earlier on Tuesday that the Catalan giants had made a £153million offer to take the Brazil star back to the Nou Camp.
Barcelona defender Pique has conceded that he has been in conversation with his former team-mate about returning to the club before the European transfer window shuts on Monday.
Gerard Pique (L) and Neymar have talked about the PSG forward’s possible move to Barcelona
‘We have spoken yeah. But obviously it is a private conversation,’ he told Express Sport.
‘I know that the club are working very hard to get him. It is not easy, he is not a player of Barcelona right now.
‘I can just say let’s see what happens in the next week.’
Neymar is yet to make an appearance for the reigning Ligue 1 champions this season
Barcelona are discussing the possibility of players going in the opposite direction for Neymar with Ousmane Dembele among those to be mentioned.
A Barcelona delegation, including Eric Abidal and chief executive Oscar Grau, held around four hours of talks with PSG sporting director Leonardo and general manager Jean-Claude Blanc on Tuesday afternoon.
Neymar, who joined PSG in the summer of 2017 for a world-record fee of £198m, is yet to make an appearance for the reigning Ligue 1 champions this season.
Neymar played with defender Pique at the Catalan giants between 2013 and 2017