Barcelona confirm receipt of £198m payment for Neymar
La Liga By: Ambrose Udeme | 03/08/2017
La Liga giants Barcelona have confirmed they have received the £198m payment for Neymar from Parsi Saint-Germain.A statement on the Catalan club's website read: "On Thursday afternoon Neymar Jr's legal representatives visited in person the Club's offices and made the payment of 222 million euros in the player's name.Neymar joins PSG as Barcelona accept transfer feeWhy LaLiga rejected Neymar's buy-out clause payment La Liga refuse Neymar release clauseNeymar £198m fee: Mourinho, Klopp and Ancelotti reactEx-Barca President Compares Neymar situation to Figo
Picture credit: @marca.com Following reports that there was nothing La Liga could do if Neymar's lawyers went to Barcelona directly and pay his €222m release clause. The player's lawyers then proceeded to the team's base where they met with club officials before effecting payment.La Liga did not want to accept the money because they believe it is an illegal transaction and they don't know where the money is coming from. The rest was up to Barcelona.