Jose Mourinho on Neymar PSG move: The problem is the ‘consequences afterwards’

Jose Mourinho thinks that Neymar’s move to PSG from Barcelona could have an adverse impact on the transfer market.

The Paris-based club are believed to be ready to pay around £200m to secure the services of Neymar, and Mourinho thinks that the Brazilian is worth every penny of the amount.

However, Mourinho thinks that Neymar’s world-record move will lead to inflation in the prices of average players.

He said: “When we paid that amount for Paul [Pogba], I said he was not expensive. Expensive are the ones who get to a certain level without a certain quality.

“I don’t think he’s expensive for £200million, I think he’s expensive because now we’ll have more players of £60million, £80million or £100million.

“That’s the problem because Neymar is one of the best players in the world. Commercially he’s very strong and, for sure, Paris Saint-Germain thought about it.

“So I think the problem is not Neymar, it’s the consequences afterwards.”

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