Andres Iniesta UrgesNeymar To Ignore PSGInterest

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Andres Iniesta wants an

end to the ongoing

transfer speculation

surrounding Barcelona

team-mate Neymar.

“I do not think 200-300 million

will be more beneficial for

Barcelona than having Neymar,”

Iniesta told a news conference

ahead of the Saturday’s pre-

season friendly against Real


“He is one of the best players in

the world and I always want the

best players in my team. I have no

doubt that we all wish him to

continue with us.

“We would like you (the press) to

not keep asking (about Neymar) so

much, but to end this, there is

only one way: Neymar will


“We consider him a fundamental

piece of the team and aside from

that, for the whole situation

[want] all this noise to be clarified

by the player himself or from the

club,” the club captain said.

“We [as players] just want peace

which will benefit everyone – the

players, the club and everything

surrounding it.”

Neymar, whose buy-out clause at

Barcelona was set at over 200

million euros ($234.96 million),

cancelled a personal appearance

in China next week because he

was said to be “busy with transfer


Iniesta also confirmed the

training bust-up between Neymar

and team mate Nelson Semedo on

Friday but played it down, saying

it only held more significance due

to the recent transfer


“It’s true that there was that

incident, which can be part of a

training session,” Iniesta added.

“But because of the situation and

what is being said about Ney,

which is worldwide, it has much

more significance. For those of us

who are training however, it’s


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