He was then given permission by manager Ernesto Valverde not to train and to "sort out his future". The forward's release clause is 222m euros, which PSG are understood to be ready to pay.
UEFA sources: Neymar's release clause can't be blocked by La Liga. Matter between clubs. Face-saving or unprecedented challenge? #SSNAugust 2, 2017
Neymar drives into Barcelona training... only to confirm he is leaving for PSG. ??? #FCB pic.twitter.com/ZoQEBXEDI4 — Sport360° (@Sport360) August 2, 2017The latest development comes two days after it emerged Barca were ready to push for a Financial Fair Play investigation if PSG signed Neymar. In an interview with Mundo Deportivo, La Liga president Javier Tebas threatened a legal response against the former Ligue 1 champion if European football's governing body failed to take action.