Neymar negotiations took another twist this week. Sport are reporting that they turned in the direction of Jean-Clair Todibo. The 19-year-old French defender joined Barcelona earlier this year from Toulouse, and has been thought to be one of the key pieces to the club’s long-term future.
The rumored deal would include Todibo, Ivan Rakitic, Ousmane Dembele on loan, and 130m euros. A considerable haul given that Neymar seems to only want to leave for one club and PSG’s hands are tied.
It seems like Barcelona are being more receptive to what PSG want and not playing as much hardball. They seem as if they really want this deal completed by the end of the week, and giving away prospects like Todibo might be a part of that process.