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£606,000 a-week superstar agent offers player to Chelsea as Blues set to make a statement signing

£606,000 a-week superstar agent offers player to Chelsea as Blues set to make a statement signing

According to latest reports, Neymar Jr., a forward for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), is weighing his choices ahead of a likely departure from the team this summer, and Chelsea may be his preferred option.

The Ligue 1 powerhouses are pleased to see the Brazilian go after his five years with the team and his record-breaking €222 million deal in 2017.

According to ESPN, only a select few teams are able to finance the Selecao star, therefore his agent Pini Zahavi is searching for potential suitors. One of the teams that has received a bid for the PSG forward is Chelsea.

However, Todd Boehly, the club’s new owner, wants to make a statement during this summer’s transfer window, and a bold move to sign Neymar cannot be ruled out.

It is unknown if Thomas Tuchel, the manager of Chelsea, is eager to sign Neymar. The Brazilian and the German manager previously collaborated at PSG.

Last summer, Neymar extended the terms of his current deal. He is currently under contract with the team through 2027 and making a staggering gross salary of €43 million, not including bonuses.

The Brazilian’s transfer can undoubtedly have a significant impact on Chelsea’s pay budget, which is another reason why Les Parisians want to force him out the exit.

The club will place a higher priority on team ethics and deflect attention from the squad’s overabundance of individual superstars now that new sports director Luis Campos has joined the organization.