Barcelona vice president Jordi Cardoner has said Neymar wants to return to the club this summer, but that the Spanish champions have not looked into bringing him back yet
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Sources have told ESPN FC that PSG are open to selling the Brazilian and that Barca is looking into a deal to facilitate Camp Nou return
However, Cardoner denied it's something the club has discussed but revealed he is aware
"As far as I know Barcelona has not taken any steps to bring him here," he said at a news conference on Thursday. "It seems that Neymar wants to come back, or that's what he's said, but it's not something on the table."
It's not true that Barca is worrying about signing Neymar
"It's an operation we'd need to address, we do not know what's going to happen, it's not surprising that a player that's left wants to come back.
"There are not many places like Barca and Barcelona. There are others that left and came back, like Cesc [Fabregas]. Neymar's a great player. At the time, though, he decided to leave. Now? "
Cardoner suggested he would be against bringing Neymar back due to the way he forced an exit
The Brazilian has also filed a "
" There are a lot of things about his exit, which I did not like, there are a lot of things to do solve, "Cardoner added.
Barca wants to sign a forward this summer and sources told ESPN FC they will execute Antoine Griezmann's buyout clause when it drops to € 120m next month
Reports in the local media, though, say they would be open to bringing in both Neymar and Antoine Griezmann.
That scenario would require the club to sell a number of players to bring in the cash to fund the deals, ESPN FC revealed in April that the club hopes to bring in up to € 300m in sales this summer, with Philippe Coutinho, Ivan Rakitic and
The sales started this week with the departures of Andre Gomes, Jasper Cillessen and Marc Cardona, while goalkeeper Neto has joined Valencia
Samuel Umtiti among the players who could leave.