Neymar claimed he was owed €43.6m due to an unpaid loyalty bonus when he prolonged his contract in October 2016 and sued Barcelona.
- Last Updated: June 19, 2020, 9:06 PM IST
Paris St Germain and Brazil ahead Neymar has been ordered to pay his former membership Barcelona 6.7 million euros after shedding a court docket case in relation to an unpaid signing bonus.
Neymar signed for PSG from Barcelona in 2017 for a world file price of 222 million Euros. He claimed that he and his father, who represents him, had been owed €43.6m (£39m) due to an unpaid loyalty bonus when he prolonged his contract in October 2016 and sued Barcelona.
Barcelona sued again claiming breach of contract and a metropolis court docket has dominated in favour of the membership.
“FC Barcelona expresses its satisfaction with the verdict announced today by Social Court 15 in Barcelona in relation to the lawsuit involving FC Barcelona and the player Neymar Jr regarding the amount of the signing bonus in the final renewal of the player’s contract,” a Barcelona assertion learn.
“The ruling has fully dismissed the player’s claim for payment of 43.6 million euros, and has accepted a large part of the defence presented by FC Barcelona, as a result of which the player must return 6.7 million euros to the club.
“Since the participant’s consultant is entitled to enchantment this determination, the membership shall proceed to fervently defend its reputable pursuits.”