Press reports have revealed that the French judiciary is investigating Paris Saint-Germain's attempt to break the law to avoid paying huge sums in the signing of Brazilian star Neymar Jr.
Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer of 2017, after his contract with Barcelona was released for 222 million euros, making it the most expensive contract in the world.
According to the “calcioefinanza” website, the French judiciary is investigating a case of abuse of influence involving the former vice-president of the French National Assembly, Paris Saint-Germain, to receive tax breaks in paying the penalty clause for the transfer of Neymar from Barcelona. .
The website added that investigators contacted Hughes Renson, the former vice-president of the National Assembly, from the suites of French President Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Marcial Reyes, currently a senior manager of Paris Saint-Germain.
It was concluded that Renson had offered Paris Saint-Germain tax breaks in exchange for tickets to the Parc des Princes, among other concessions.
Renson has already contacted a number of ministers, and the matter was conveyed to Reyes after meeting him on several occasions, some of them in the presence of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, where he spoke with Gerald Tarmanin. , the Minister of Public Accounts at the time, and requested that Paris comply with St. Germain's demands, so the French Ministry of Justice moves to investigate and uncover those involved in the case, especially since Thurman is now Minister of the Interior. .
It is noteworthy that Neymar moved to Al Hilal club in the summer of 2023 in exchange for 90 million euros to Paris Saint-Germain.
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