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Neymar broke PSG transfer news to old Barcelona team-mates at Lionel Messi’s wedding

Former Barca team-mate Xavi says Neymar told pals he wanted out at Argentinian bash over a month before he moved

Neymar revealed to Barcelona team-mates that he was quitting for Paris Saint-Germain at Lionel Messi’s WEDDING.

The Samba ace sealed a world-record £198million move to the French club on August 4 – over a month after the Rosario bash.

Neymar is said to have told Barca pals he was leaving at Messi's wedding

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Neymar is said to have told Barca pals he was leaving at Messi’s wedding

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According to former team-mate Xavi, Neymar broke the news to his Barca pals at Messi’s wedding in Argentina on June 30.

Xavi told the BBC: “He said to us at Messi’s wedding that he wanted to change club.

“I said to him but why? He said ‘I am not happy in Barcelona I prefer to leave, to have a new experience in Europe at PSG’

“And finally he did, it was his decision, we must respect it.


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Lionel Messi appeared with his Barcelona team-mate Neymar and former Barca pal Dani Alves at his wedding

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Lionel Messi appeared with his Barcelona team-mate Neymar and former Barca pal Dani Alves at his wedding

Xavi has revealed when his former team-mate announced he was off

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Xavi has revealed when his former team-mate announced he was off

Neymar left in a £198m deal to link up with Brazil pal Dani Alves

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Neymar left in a £198m deal to link up with Brazil pal Dani Alves

“I think with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, PSG have a great chance to win the Champions League this season.”

Xavi also revealed that he turned down the chance to move to Manchester United when Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge.

The Blaugrana legend added: “Sometimes we were discussing with Manchester United and Alex Ferguson’s brother to try and join me there.


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Messi and Neymar spent four years together at Barcelona

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Messi and Neymar spent four years together at Barcelona

“But I decided to stay in Barcelona because it’s my club.

“I was thinking always in Barcelona, its my favourite team, I feel Barcelona in my heart, it’s the best club in the world.”

World Cup winner Xavi spent 17 years with Barca before moving to Qatari outfit Al Sadd two seasons ago.


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