Marseille sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta revealed to Cadena Cope he needs Neymar to stay at Paris Saint-Germain next season since he makes French football more conspicuous.
Neymar joined PSG the previous summer in a world-record €222 million move from Barcelona however has been firmly connected with an arrival to La Liga, with AS announcing the 26-year-old forward is as of now consulting with Real Madrid.
“I need Neymar to proceed in France,” said Zubizarreta, the previous Barcelona goalkeeper. “It’s useful for French football. For us, it’s critical that he plays in France since he is a player that pulls in a great deal of consideration and tells individuals that groups like Marseille, Nantes, Guingamp exist and are taken after. If he somehow managed to proceed here, it would be exceptionally intriguing, regardless of the way that he is at PSG, a memorable adversary of Marseille.”
Neymar has been sidelined with foot injury since February however came back to Paris a week ago to settle his recuperation.
The Brazil international was in the team at the Stade de France on Tuesday night as his colleagues finished the domestic treble with a 2-0 win upon third-level Les Herbiers in the Coupe de France final.
La Liga president Javier Tebas said in November that Neymar’s turn to PSG affected Spain’s top flight and said not long ago that he would welcome his arrival.
Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was hesitant not long ago to discuss the most recent bits of gossip connecting Neymar to the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
Neymar, under contract with PSG until June 2022, has scored 26 goals and set up 16 more in 29 appearances in all competitions this season.