Barcelona are reportedly suing Neymar a complete of £9million after overpaying the Brazil star throughout his first two years on the Camp Nou.
Studies in Spain declare the LaLiga giants are looking for to handle the tax error, with the 2 events set to go head-to-head as soon as extra over the excellent concern.
The world’s costliest participant, who joined Paris Saint-Germain for an eye-watering £198million again in 2017, has already misplaced a court docket case in opposition to his former aspect.
The 28-year-old beforehand claimed that the membership owed him a complete of £38m in unpaid bonuses – however was unsuccessful in his makes an attempt.
The tables have now turned with Barca hoping to reclaim among the alleged cash they’re owed.
El Mundo‘s report said that after concluding their tax inspection protecting the 2015 monetary yr, the Catalan giants realised they’d paid Neymar nicely in extra of what he was truly owed.
The Spanish Tax Company have notified Barcelona that if the scenario just isn’t resolved, then the £9m would successfully be seen as a ‘donation’ from the membership to Neymar.
Neymar has lengthy been linked with a return to the Spanish capital, nonetheless current stories have indicated that the star is able to commit his future to the French champions.
The membership’s sporting director, Leonardo, not too long ago confirmed that negotiations had began to increase the contracts of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Angel Di Maria, with Juan Bernat and Julian Draxler additionally in line for brand spanking new offers.