Neymar da Silva Santos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Neymar confirms desire to sign new deal at Barcelona

    Daily Mail "Neymar has confirmed he wants to renew his contract with Barcelona but insists there is no hurry on his part to put pen to paper. Speaking in the Spanish press the Brazil star, who returned to his club on Monday following the international break, spoke of his desire to sign an extension on his..." October 13

  • Agent urges Neymar to finish career at Real Madrid

    The Score "Neymar has been urged to make a move away from Barcelona that will undoubtedly be bad news for pigs in Spain. Following a Brazilian court's ruling to freeze Neymar's assets worth R$188.8 million (€42.5 million, $48 million), agent Wagner Ribeiro took to Instagram to give his client a few bits..." September 29

  • Neymar has €42.5 million in assets frozen after alleged tax evasion

    The Score "Neymar is the latest Barcelona phenom to be involved in a tax-related scandal. The Sao Paulo federal court in Brazil froze R$188.8 million (€42.5 million, $48 million) in assets belonging to Neymar, his family, and related businesses on Friday. The court alleges that Neymar evaded R$63 million..." September 26

  • Manchester United held talks with Neymar! Barcelona superstar reveals discussions over move

    Daily Mail "Barcelona superstar Neymar has revealed he held talks with Manchester United over a move to the Premier League this summer. The Brazil captain is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world, and was an integral part of Barcelona's treble-winning side last season. But, according..." September 25

  • Neymar court case moves closer for Barça presidents Bartomeu and Rosell

    The Guardian "The president of Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, must provide a written response to accusations of tax fraud allegedly committed in the signing of the Brazilian forward Neymar in 2013, after the public prosecutor decided that he has a case to answer. According to Catalunya Radio, the..." September 15

  • Neymar tells Manchester United he is open to joining from Barcelona

    The Guardian "Neymar is open to moving to Manchester United from Barcelona, though there is a recognition the transfer is unlikely to occur before the current window closes. United are attempting to land the Brazilian before 1 September but there is a long-term strategy to pursue him, with the club believing..." August 24

  • Barcelona forward Neymar ruled out for two weeks with mumps... despite having vaccine against the disease

    Daily Mail "Barcelona forward Neymar has been ruled out for two weeks after being diagnosed with mumps, a contagious viral infection, despite having a vaccine against the disease. The Champions League winners are preparing to face Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup next Tuesday and will have make do without..." August 09

  • Neymar suspended for remainder of Copa America tournament

    ESPN FC "Brazil captain Neymar will miss the remainder of the Copa America after CONMEBOL increased his suspension to four matches, pending an appeal, on Friday. In addition to the ban, Neymar was given a $10,000 fine. The Copa America disciplinary board on Thursday originally dealt the Brazil No. 10..." June 20

  • Neymar agrees to Barca contract extension through 2020, says report

    ESPN FC "Neymar and Barcelona have verbally agreed to a contract extension worth €12 million net per year through 2020, Spanish newspaper Sport has reported. Signing the contract will be a mere formality, according to the report, which said only the stunning end to the Blaugrana season and the club's..." June 15

  • Barcelona official Jordi Cardoner hits out over Neymar case

    ESPN FC "Barcelona's vice-president of social affairs, Jordi Cardoner, has said he views the decision to hold a trial over the signing of Neymar as an attack on Catalonia. Spain's National Court announced on Wednesday that it had accepted the state prosecutor's request to open a trial against Barcelona,..." May 14

  • Neymar not planning on Premier League transfer like Alexis Sanchez

    ESPN FC "Barcelona forward Neymar has said he has no current plans to follow Alexis Sanchez to the Premier League. Neymar, 23, signed for Barcelona from Santos in 2013 and has formed an impressive understanding with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez up front. The forward was in England at Emirates Stadium..." March 31

  • Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez have 'special relationship' at Barcelona

    ESPN FC "Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has said there is "no hint of jealousy" in the relationship between his club's all-star strike force of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. The three South Americans have been in excellent form in 2015, with Barca moving four points clear in the title race,..." March 27

  • Neymar transfer could be the most expensive deal in the history of football

    The Score "Neymar's move from Santos to Barcelona is reportedly set to become the most expensive transfer deal football has ever seen. The exact figure of the transfer, which took place ahead of the 2013-14 season, continues to rise as a result of a probe into the real cost of the controversial deal...." March 24

  • Barcelona to stand trial over tax fraud in Neymar transfer

    Pro Soccer Talk "Despite sitting atop the La Liga table and primed to advance to the quarterfinals of the Champions League, Barcelona could be in a bit of trouble. Today a Spanish judge ruled that the club, club president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor Sandro Romell must stand trial in court over alleged..." March 14

  • Barcelona president claims ''political attack" against them over Neymar signing

    Daily Mirror "Barcelona president Pep Bartomeu has claimed the Nou Camp club has paid "a political price over Neymar" as he faces tax investigations. Bartomeu was yesterday charged with tax fraud in relation to the signing of the Brazil captain in 2013, with the same deal having already forced out former..." February 04

  • Reports of Neymar making shock World Cup final return denied

    Pro Soccer Talk "Just a few days after being diagnosed with a broken vertebrae in his back and being airlifted away from Brazil’s training base, reports of Neymar making a dramatic return to the squad for the World Cup final, if they make it, are apparently wide of the mark. Was that ever in doubt? Anyway,..." July 07

  • Neymar OUT of the World Cup with a 'fractured vertebrae'

    Daily Mirror "Brazil have been dealt a major blow in their attempt to win the World Cup with news that star forward Neymar is OUT. The No.10 was stretchered off in the quarter-final win over Colombia in tears and raced to hospital. A few hours later team doctor Rodgiro Lasmar confirmed the Barcelona man..." July 05

  • FIFA reportedly investigating Neymar for prohibited underwear

    Sporting News "Yes, you read that headline correctly. FIFA is reportedly investigating Brazilian superstar Neymar for displaying prohibited underwear during his country's 4-1 win over Cameroon on Monday, according to Brazilian news site But this shouldn't come as a surprise. FIFA has barred players..." June 26

  • Barca confirm Neymar out 3-4 weeks with sprained ankle

    ESPN FC "Barcelona have confirmed Neymar will be sidelined for up to four weeks with the ankle injury he sustained on Thursday night. Neymar, 21, was substituted in the first half of Barcelona's 2-0 win at Getafe in the Copa del Rey after twisting his right ankle. Barca have now revealed the extent..." January 17

  • Neymar suffers hip injury during Brazil training

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to the Associated Press Neymar suffered a hip injury during national team training Thursday and will most likely miss Brazil’s friendly with South Korea on Saturday. The report says Neymar was clattered by a challenge from Lazio midfielder Hernanes while taking part in a training..." October 11