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Neymar's future is with PSG, says father

IANS  |  Rio de Janeiro 

Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Neymar's father has moved to silence rumours that his son will leave the French club this summer.

Speculation has mounted that is unhappy in and there have been widespread reports linking him with Real Madrid.

"has a future at He has a present at PSG," Sr, who acts as his son's manager, told reporters, reported.

The older Neymar accompanied and the club's sporting during a visit of the international's youth charity center at Praia Grande in southeastern on Tuesday.

Earlier, they met Neymar at his mansion in Mangaratiba, near Rio de Janeiro, where the 26-year-old is recovering from to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot.

Al-Khelaifi also refuted suggestions that the leaders would lose their biggest star.

"Neymar is happy, highly motivated and excited to come back as soon as possible," Al-Khelaifi said. "He is doing his best to come back as soon as possible -- he is in good shape."

Neymar is expected to be sidelined until at least late May, meaning he is unlikely to appear for again this season. He is also in a race against time to be fit for in Russia, which begins on June 14.

The former prodigy has scored 28 goals and provided 16 assists across all competitions since arriving in the French capital from for a world record fee of 222 million euros in August.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 07:52 IST