Key names in 'operation Neymar' leaked as PSG fear UEFA axe

Ligue 1 By: Ambrose Udeme | 10/05/2018

The prospect of Neymar playing in Spain again now seems a possibility with several key figures involved in 'operation Neymar' to Real Madrid leaked as the Brazilian's parent club PSG fear UEFA penalty for Financial Fair Play.

Real Madrid, according to MARCA believe that the Brazilian is the only player capable of satisfying the expectant fan base, with supporters demanding that the team is strengthened significantly in the summer. The player himself according to the report continues to fuel the possible transfer with continuous positive messages to those involved with Real.

With every passing day he's more and more committed to return to LaLiga, and he sees it as a possibility even though the matter has become a source of pride for the Qatari owners of Paris-Saint Germain. Juni Calafat is responsible for Real Madrid signings, and for months he's been the one to approach the Brazilian forward. Calafat who was instrumental in the deal which brought Vinicius Junior to the club in recent months has reportedly made several trips to Brazil.

The objective of these trips has been to build even more of a rapport with Flamengo's teenage sensation, but it can't be forgotten that Neymar has spent a lot of time in Brazil as part of his recovery from surgery.

Meanwhile, the highest body of European football - UEFA are said to be analysing the movements of Paris Saint-Germain after the purchases of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe for 402 million euros last summer, and the French club are scared of falling foul of the Financial Fair Play rules.

The capital club PSG paid 222m euros for Neymar and 180m euros for last season's Monaco young sensation Mbappe despite already punished back in 2014 because of FFP rule contravention.

Within the club, French Newspaper L'Equipe say PSG have little hope of a successful outcome to the new investigation opened by UEFA on September 1, 2017, and expect to be punished by them again. The verdict, according to information from the French newspaper, is expected in the coming days, a few weeks at the latest.