Chelsea report: Blues ready to pay Neymar's wages and plot bid for PSG star

Neymar Jr of PSG during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and SL Benfica at Parc des Princes stadium on October 11, 2022 in Paris, France.
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Chelsea are prepared to fork out the astronomical wages required to sign Neymar from PSG next year, according to reports.

The Brazilian was linked with a Stamford Bridge switch in the summer, but the move didn’t transpire despite the Blues’ world record £274 million spending splurge.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.