Klopp: Neymar deal would change everything

Date published: Saturday 22nd July 2017 11:56

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the rumoured deal for Neymar this summer would ‘change everything’ in football.

Rumours have persisted that Paris Saint-Germain are ready to activate the Brazilian’s €222m release clause to sign him from Barcelona.

“If Neymar is not a rumour then it’s more than the next level, it’s really not from this planet anymore,” Klopp told reporters.

“Really? 222million Euros? (£199m). I can’t believe that something like this would happen. But if it does happen then it changes everything actually.”

Liverpool could yet get caught upin the wake of the deal – if Barcelona are forced to replace Neymar and look to raid the Reds for Philippe Coutinho.

However, Klopp says that the club’s stance on Coutinho remains unchanged.

“Everything I say comes back from the owners.

“Yes, I would say (he doesn’t have a price). It’s very clear. He’s not for sale. What else can I say?

“There are so many rumours around. Only one of them is the Coutinho rumour.”

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