Published: Fri, August 11, 2017
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Premier League chief 'glad' clubs didn't spend €222m on Neymar

Premier League chief 'glad' clubs didn't spend €222m on Neymar

Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu criticises Neymar's move to PSG and maintains no player is bigger than the club.

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has told the BBC that games will not be broadcast at 3 p.m. on Saturdays "as a solidarity issue".

PSG snapped up the Brazil worldwide from Barcelona for a fee of £198m last week, breaking the previous transfer record by more than double.

More on Shay GivenMajor honours: UEFA Intertoto Cup 2006 with Newcastle, FA Cup 2010-11 title with Manchester City, Newcastle United Player of the Year 2005-06. And crosstown rivals Manchester United have exceeded the €160m mark with just three signings.

"There is a point where you say actually "no".

North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past
The North Korean People's Army Thursday released more detailed plans for a missile strike near the Pacific territory of Guam . Department of Defense is monitoring this situation very closely and is maintaining a condition of readiness".

"From an Irish viewpoint I think the move is fantastic as he's gone to a club which has real ambitions of getting back into the Premier League, a club where he will play every week".

Given's tally of 451 games in the top flight is a record for an Irish player in the Premier League, with John O'Shea (445) the only current player who comes close.

"That's the owners of Paris Saint-Germain and the Qataris deciding that they want to make a statement and they've made a huge statement", he said. I should also state that as far as soccer and the English Premier League go, I am a Arsenal man and it is my favorite club outside the USA.

"When the previous record was £89 million (for Paul Pogba), to suddenly go to £200 million, that's something else going on there".

"That generates income, that income is then invested and clubs have always pretty much spent what they can on acquiring talent and then on other infrastructure, like stadia and community schemes". It is the best players from all over the world playing for some of the top clubs in the world.

Like this: