The striker on the PSG payroll confirmed that he will return to Santos in the near future.
Neymar is in his hometown of Brazil to treat an injury. Today (April 21), he went to Urbano Caldeira to watch the match between Santos and Italiano in the second round of the South American Super Cup group stage, a prestigious club tournament just below the Copa Libertadores of South American football. .
In an interview with Brazil’s Globo Esporte about his ability to wear the Santos shirt, the spearhead born in 1992 affirmed: “I will come back here to play football one day soon”.
“It’s great to be back. I feel at home. Unfortunately, Santos only got one draw, I want the team to win. I came here to cheer for Santos and receive love from the fans. This is the club that gave me everything, opened doors for me and my family, brought me out into the world,” Neymar added.
Neymar is currently out until the end of the 2022/23 season. The former Barcelona star has difficulty maintaining a starting position in the PSG squad for a long time. Physical problems and a history of injuries make Neymar often have to be friends with the hospital bed.
Theo Athletic, Neymar wants to stick with the Parc des Princes team for a long time. At the age of 31, this player is said to not want to play for any other club. The time the contract between the two sides ends is June 2027 when the Brazilian striker is 35 years old.
On the contrary, PSG wants to part with Neymar to reduce the salary fund. He is receiving an income of 4.08 million euros/month in Paris. However, the Parc des Princes team is afraid that Neymar may not pass the medical examination at the new stop in case they reach a transfer agreement.
Neymar joined PSG in the summer of 2017 for 222 million euros. Since then, the striker born in 1992 with PSG won 13 titles and once reached the Champions League final. Neymar scored 118 goals in 173 games for PSG.