Newcastle 'monitoring Neymar situation' with PSG superstar eyeing blockbuster transfer after being booed by own fans

NEWCASTLE are reportedly keeping tabs on Neymar who has expressed his desire to leave Paris Saint-Germain after being booed by the club's fans.

Neymar, 30, came under fire from his own supporters for his rolein PSG's Champions League last-16 exit to Real Madrid.

The Brazilian was jeered along with team-mate Lionel Messi by the Parc des Princes faithful during their 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Bordeaux last weekend.

Not even a goal by from the ex-Barcelona forward was enough the appease PSG's baying mob of disgruntled supporters.

And a dejected Neymar's on the hunt for a new club after the Parisiens' unforgiving fans made their feelings toward him clear, according to AS.

AS claim that Neymar plans to back his bag for new pastures this summer despite signing a new deal with the French giants in May last year.

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Neymar's desire to leave PSG has caught The Magpies' attention as they search for a striker to propel them to greatness, Fichajes report.

And the uber-wealthy Tyneside club are one of the only clubs who can afford Neymar's astronomical £500,000-a-week wages, plus his exorbitant £198million transfer fee.

However, Eddie Howe's side will have to battle it out with Barcelona and Prem rivals Manchester City for Neymar's signature, Fichajes also stated.

Neymar could be tempted with a sentimental return to Barca who he left to join PSG for £198m in 2019.

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And the Blaugrana may be able to rival the Magpies and City for his signature after they announced a mega-millions sponsorship deal with streaming giants Spotify this week.

If the Magpies can't convince Neymar to join their revolution, they may turn to his sister Rafaella Santos's boyfriend – Flamengo star Gabriel Barbosa.

Newcastle had eyes on the Flamego forward in January's transfer window after missing out on Benfica star Darwin Nunez.

However, a transfer for the £17m highly-rated striker known as Gabigol failed to materialise before the transfer deadline.

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