Written by Chineze Ogugua
As Paris Saint-Germain’s world record bid of 222 million euros bid for Neymar continue to gather momentum, Pique has made a U-turn on his statement on Tuesday which suggested Neymar was staying at Barcelona.
The saga which is becoming a likely distraction for the team, was laid to rest when Pique twitted “he stays” but a recent turn of uncertainty has Pique suggesting that the decision was up to Neymar.
“It was a personal opinion,” Pique said of the photo that quickly went viral on Twitter.
“The one that has to communicate if he stays or not at the end of the day is Neymar.”
“My desire is for him to stay, so I uploaded the photo.”
“Anyway, I would understand if he went to another team if what he wants is to be a leader, since in Barcelona he has coincided with the best ever, Leo Messi.”
Neymar has been on fire for Barcelona in the preseason games scoring two goals past nemesis Juventus in a 2-1 victory.