Neymar to Man United: Barcelona star tells friends, he wants mega contract. - Neymar warming up before Barcelona's game against Atletico Madrid

NEYMAR has reportedly told friends Manchester United and Chelsea are interested in signing him.


The Barcelona superstar, who is currently contracted with the Catalan giants until 2021, has a £173million release clause.

Recent reports have linked United with the 25-year-old and they are supposedly prepared to pay him a staggering contract worth £415,000 a week.

Meanwhile,  have set their sights on making a marquee striker signing.

Antonio Conte is believed to be keen to sign .

And the Sunday Times claim Neymar has privately confided in friends admitting United and Chelsea have expressed an interest.

It is said the Brazilian’s motivation to move to the Premier League is based on money.

The report suggests Neymar wants to eclipse Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the Europe’s best paid player and is targeting an after-tax salary of £21.2m. - Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

Mourinho recently admitted a deal for Neymar would be ‘impossible’ as he said: “A club like Barcelona can not and will not lose Neymar. Although [Lionel] Messi is still a young player with years ahead of him, he's almost 30, and Neymar will be the great player of Barcelona post-Messi.

So much that I think it is like trying to break into a safe, impossible.

Jose Mourinho - Man United Manager.

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