Manchester United has been revealed as the club that offered to pay €190m for the services of Barcelona’s Neymar.
The claim was made by the player’s father who confirmed the reports in August that Premier League heavyweights were prepared to meet Neymar’s buyout clause, a figure that would’ve the 23-year-old the most expensive player ever.
The Selecao Captain stayed in Spain and formed a brilliant partnership with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez as Luis Enrique’s men seek to defend the treble of La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League they won last term.
Neymar’s father on Thursday gave an interview to a radio station claiming Louis van Gaal’s Red Devils did indeed attempt to prize the Selecao talisman away from Camp Nou.
“Man United is the side that offered €190m for Neymar [to] move,” he told Esports Cope.
“He has still two years of contract … you all can be calmed as my son is so happy here.”