Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar and his lawyers on Tuesday evening, released a joint statement in which they disclosed that they were ready to present their defence on the Barcelona lawsuit.
In the statement, they insist that they will fight in court for the part of the renewal premium from 2016 that has still not been paid to Neymar by the club (Barca).
“We inform everyone that Neymar and his lawyers are aware of the news released today regarding the legal actions filed by F.C. Barcelona before the Courts of Barcelona.
“Following official notification and after full review of the club’s claim, the player’s formal defence will be filed in due course.
“Regarding the bonuses owed for the execution of the contract of 2016, it is also necessary to inform that the player has already initiated the formal procedures of collection before the competent courts,” the statement reads.