PSG follows its roadmap with Neymar. The arrival of Mauricio Pochettino will imply some changes in the objectives to strengthen the squad because the new coach and his preferences will be listened to, but there is one thing that does not change: the objective of the Qatari leaders continues to be to renew Neymar, ahead of Mbappé. Both end their contracts in 2022 and there are contacts with both to renew, but PSG is clear that the priority is first the Brazilian star. Leonardo has already made it clear that he dreams of renewing both, but he also made it clear that it is not easy to always have the best players in the world, and in his squad, he considers that there are two: Mbappé and Neymar.
The PSG put on the market at the time Neymar but the situation has changed radically. Neymar no longer forces his departure as before and is in fact open to a new contract. At 28 years old, he is in the best moment of his career and PSG considers him their most important player. The value of Neymar, according to the latest study by the CIES Football Observatory has dropped to 32 million euros. However, they are amounts that are calculated mostly by the player’s remaining contract years and by the remainder of his career although it is still significant that of the 222 million that PSG spent, its value has dropped to that amount. However, in the last top ten of the most valued players in the world, there are neither Messi nor Cristiano. Yes there is Mbappe fifth valued at 149.4 million.
With the arrival of Pochettino, rumors now point to PSG’s interest in taking over Dele Alli a player who is totally trusted by the Argentine coach from his time at Tottenham. The case of Messi is on the other hand very up in the air. Pochettino has not closed the door either but his signing would undoubtedly imply more changes in the Parque de Los Principes to be able to face the salary mass of the staff. The contracts of Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe seem complicated to hold also in a club like PSG.