Brazilian international defender Thiago Silva advised his compatriot and teammate Neymar to leave Paris Saint-Germain and join him at Chelsea.
Silva, who previously played with Neymar at Saint Germain under German manager Thomas Tuchel, who currently oversees Chelsea, said in a Brazilian press statement: “Neymar should go to Chelsea, if that happens it will be better.” . I don’t know anything about Neymar’s future, but I hope it happens.”
The confusion over Neymar’s fate arose after the French and Spanish media reported the intention of the Parisian team to abandon his services this summer.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi of Qatar declined to confirm a few days ago that Neymar would be part of the club’s plans for the 2022-2023 season. France’s Zinedine Zidane and sticking to it before starting training with the Parisian team starting next season, she gets rid of the Brazilian star.
Neymar’s level has declined significantly since his move to Saint-Germain in 2017, and he missed many important matches for the club due to frequent injuries, and only last season played 22 games in which he scored 13 goals.
Chelsea remain one of the few clubs capable of giving Neymar a big salary, as he currently earns around £24m annually at Paris Saint-Germain and his contract with the team runs until 2025.
Chelsea will be looking to get a new striker this summer, with Belgian top scorer Romelu Lukaku on loan to Inter.
Source: Daily Mail + agencies