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Neymar’s dad says he’s not going to Barcelona to negotiate

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The star’s father has denied recent reports

Neymar At National Court On FC Barcelona Fraud Investigation Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Neymar’s father has denied reports he is going to Barcelona to negotiate a deal with the club which would see his son return to the Camp Nou.

Reports in Brazil on Monday claimed the player’s father was set to meet Barcelona official André Cury in Barcelona on Tuesday with the hope that a deal could be reached.

Given the report came from Marcelo Bechler, the same reporter who broke news of Neymar’s move to PSG two years ago, it created a great deal of excitement.

However, Neymar Sr. has insisted he is not on his way to the Spanish champions and will remain in Brazil until it is time to go back to Paris.

“I’m not going to Barcelona to negotiate. I am in Brazil and I will stay here until we return to Paris with my son.”

Source | Fox Sports Brasil (via Mundo Deportivo)

Yet it seems unlikely that Neymar Sr’s comments will dampen speculation concerning a return to Barcelona for his son. Other rumors have claimed Neymar will not report for pre-season training with PSG, the players are due to return on Monday.