Jurgen Klopp warns Barcelona over Lionel Messi's release clause following Neymar move

Lawrence Kim
August 12, 2017

From the point of view of FC Barcelona, the Brazilian national player did not stick to the then-made agreements.

After Neymar's world record move to Paris Saint-Germain, a Premier League manager believes Lionel Messi could easily be purchased for €300 million (R4.7 billion). They just set that amount randomly. "And now it simply happened".

"I don't even know if this is right", Klopp added.

It was reported Neymar Sr held up the deal in order to trigger a loyalty payment that would be owed after July 31, as part of the new contract the player signed with the Catalans last October. A simple solution would be a rule.

Barcelona and La Liga have both threatened PSG with Financial Fair Play rules and it's been suggested that new controls may be instated in the transfer market. Where we want to go and where this should stop. "This is a topic now since it happened for the first time". He never looked the same player after his house was burgled and he eventually departed Old Trafford after just one season as Manchester United's latest flop to wear the number seven shirt.

The report highlights a willingness on PSG's behalf to offload the player to a potential suitor this summer, but cites the poor relationship between the two clubs in the aftermath of Neymar's move as the key obstacle. A star player on one side and another one on the other makes the player in the middle a star too.

"This bonus really exists and its payment is a contract fulfillment, let's hope that what was agreed, and we are talking about it with Barcelona", Marcos Motta, an global sports law specialist who represents Neymar, told Sport.

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