Paris Saint-Germain stop talks with Neymar for contract extension

Paris Saint-Germain stop talks with Neymar for contract extension

Neymar does not seem to be the focus for Ligue 1 champions.

Kylian Mbappe has become their prime man.

Paris Saint-Germain have identified their priorities and an extension for Neymar is seemingly not among them, according to reports in France.

The 27-year-old sriker reportedly almost left the Ligue 1 champions in the close season amid strong links to La Liga giants Barcelona. The Brazil international is contracted until 2022 and PSG appear to be in no rush to extend his stay.

PSG‘s negotiations with Neymar about a contract extension have stalled, according to L’Equipe. However, the report says PSG have not ruled out a potential extension for Neymar in the future. It comes amid talk the club are eager to re-sign Kylian Mbappe, who is also contracted until 2022 and has been linked with a move to Real Madrid.

The 27-year-old has been out of action since picking up the problem playing for Brazil in a friendly against Singapore in October, and the French champions have now offered an update on his progress.

The news will be a boost to the French champions. Neymar missed the start of the season due to uncertainty over his future but returned to action with a bang. Neymar missed the Brest trip on Saturday but could be back in the squad for their next fixture against Lille after the international break on November 22.

The forward has not been called up by Brazil for their November friendlies against Argentina and South Korea which will allow him to focus on his recovery with PSG.

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