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Barcelona coach Quique Setien says he would love to coach Neymar and would be "delighted" if the Brazilian returns to the club from Paris Saint-Germain.
The coronavirus pandemic is creating a puzzle for French football and, for the moment, those in charge have no idea what the answer might be.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar remain the three best-paid footballers in the world, according to a study by France Football magazine.
The French football season has been suspended "until further notice" because of the coronavirus outbreak, sources close to the LFP, which runs Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 said.
PSG were ordered to play their home Champions League tie against German club Borussia Dortmund behind closed doors because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Neymar will not be travelling to Brazil for the carnival season after receiving criticism for attending in previous years while injured.
Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain's handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund.
The return of Neymar for Tuesday's Champions League last 16 clash at Borussia Dortmund "changes almost everything" says coach Thomas Tuchel.
While Neymar has been partying with an injured rib, and Kylian Mbappe has been making no attempt to hide his displeasure with his coach.
Neymar shook off an injury scare and raged with the match officials while helping Paris Saint-Germain romp to win over Montpellier.
Neymar "will always be welcome" back at Barcelona, the Spanish giants' striker Luis Suarez told Mundo Deportivo.
Neymar has donated $1 million to fight the impact of the new coronavirus in his native Brazil.
With football having ground to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic, the usual transfer rumour mill has fallen silent and nobody cares much where Neymar or Paul Pogba might be playing next season.
PSG shrugged off having to play in an empty stadium as Neymar set the French club on their way to a 2-0 and 3-2 on aggregate.
Edinson Cavani scored his 200th Paris Saint-Germain goal in a 4-3 win against Bordeaux but their victory was marred by Neymar's late sending-off.
Paris Saint-Germain travelled to Borussia Dortmund desperate to finally make their mark on the Champions League knockout stage.
Teenage record-breaker Erling Braut Haaland scored twice as Borussia Dortmund sealed a win over Paris Saint-Germain.
Neymar has been named in the Paris Saint-Germain squad for Tuesday's Champions League last-16 first leg at Borussia Dortmund.
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel admitted Neymar's latest lavish birthday celebrations were a "distraction" after the Brazilian helped them to a win over Montpellier.
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