The Ligue 1 champions have reportedly now agreed a deal with their world record signing, allowing him to leave the club next summer as long as they recoup the fee they paid for him just over a year ago.
Neymar has been overshadowed somewhat this season by Griezmann's France team-mate, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe, who has been attracting attention at domestic and global level.
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They have only lost one series - 2-0 to Sri Lanka past year - since being forced to play their home matches in UAE since 2009. Pakistan were pegged back by Australia on the third day of the second Test thanks to this weird run out from Mitchell Starc.
Neymar's sensational move back to Barcelona has moved closer with the revelation that the Brazilian forward has a shock clause in his contract.
The same information has been published by Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo, who state that Neymar regrets having left and has been in touch with his old club sharing his desire to return.
It is unlikely that Paris Saint-Germain will give up on the Brazilian star quite so easily but should the move materialize, it would be the most shocking football return of 2019.