Neymar: Brazilian gets loan option - but Barcelona must offload Coutinho to Tottenham first

Neymar: Brazilian gets loan option - but Barcelona must offload Coutinho to Tottenham first

- Neymar is closing in on Barcelona return after PSG reportedly accepted a loan switch

- However, Barcelona must offload Philippe Coutinho to be able to meet up Neymar's wages

- The La Liga champions also want Neymar to take three action before the deal will be sealed

Neymar's possible return to Barcelona’s Nou Camp will depend on Philippe Coutinho exit from the La Liga champions.

According to Goal.com report, French champions Paris Saint-Germain are ready to loan Neymar back to Barcelona, with an option to sign him permanently next season.

The report further stressed that unless Coutinho accepts a loan switch to Tottenham, Neymar’s deal will not see the light of the day, stressing that only top League have the financial might to pay the salaries to pay the of the Brazilian.

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As a matter of necessity, the Catalan side must offload Coutinho to be able to cope with Neymar's wages, while avoiding sanctions relating to violation of financial fair play rules.

In addition, Tottenham are expected to cough out loan fee of €30m (£28m/$34m), but are faced with race against time as the English transfer window closes on Thursday, August 8 at 1700 BST.

Interestingly, if the 27-year-old Coutinho makes the switch to Spurd, he will be earning about £200,000 ($243k) per week just like club captain Harry Kane.

Furthermore, Barcelona are also demanding that Neymar drops his court case that he is seeking about €30m (£28m/$34m) from Barca, an amount he claims he was being owed for penning a contract extension ahead of his switch to the French topflight.

The Brazilian is also expected to publicly apologise to Barcelona fans that his move to PSG was a mistake in the first instance.

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Finally, he must be willing to accept a drop in wages before his loan status is converted to a permanent player again.

Barcelona will kick off their La Liga title defence with an away fixture to San Mames to battle Athletic Bilbao on August 16.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Paris Saint Germain are reportedly planning to sign Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala as replacement for want away star Neymar this summer.

The Brazilian forward has been linked with a return to Barcelona - two years after joining the Parisians in a world record fee worth £198 million.

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