Bartomeu's Critics And PSG Boss Statement Regarding Neymars Mega Transfer
By : Candra Mata And Aldi Firhand | Thursday, August 10 2017 - 08:19 IWST
INDUSTRY.co.id - Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu expressed his displeasure over Neymar's move to Paris St Germain, at the annual congress of Barca fans.
The President judged the lack of loyalty of the players to the club, as well as the cold attitude of the attacker until the move is worth 222 million euros.
Speculation about Neymar's move to France had overshadowed the club during a pre-season tour to the United States in July and, although his team-mates were flooded with questions about the player, the striker did not comment on his future until the move was confirmed on Thursday.
"The way he does it is not the best, this is not the attitude we expect from one of our players," said the President.
"We are always clear and we will like a bit of clarity from him. The values are very important for us and the players need to feel it as they are at the best club in the world," Bartomeu said.
And on the other hand, Neymar was greeted with delightful at the Parc des Princes last Saturday in his official introduction before the Ligue 1 opener when PSG won over Amiens.
Neymar became the most expensive player in the history of football when the French Ligue 1 giant recruited the 25-year-old Brazilian from Barcelona by paying a release clause of 222 million euros (about Rp3.57 trillion).
The fantastic transfer value made PSG bombarded with criticism, but the boss of the French capital club of Qatar, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, even called the figure is not expensive.
The arrival of Neymar was warmly welcomed by Javier Pastore, even the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder promised Neymar and his new club would help him become the world's best player,
"For us it was fantastic, we are so glad he came here, and we are now waiting for him to play in order to help us win everything this season," said Pastore, who gave his 10 backnumber for Neymar.