"Everyone knows that. I thought that (Financial) Fair Play was made so that situations like that can't happen".
Barcelona have confirmed that Neymar is no longer their player after his £198m release clause was paid in full on Thursday evening.
PSG just sat back and watched the madness unfold.
"It's going to be hard but we know [people] expect a lot from Chelsea now'".
Barcelona's next match is on Monday in the annual Joan Gamper trophy, in which they will host Chapecoense, the Brazilian club whose team was decimated in an air disaster last November. When Barcelona signed a sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways in 2013, the airline's boss, Akbar al-Baker, said the carrier shared the "values, ambitions, courage and excellence" of the club.
In 2011, FFP shifted from focusing on clubs' debts to monitoring their losses instead.
"There are specific questions that have been asked of Qatar, notably about the financing of terrorism". And it wasn't easy at all, I can guarantee you that. I thought above all else about the happiness of my family, regardless of money.
Barcelona spokesman Josep Vives says "the club will not pay the bonus" that Neymar is due from a contract renewal last year that was supposed to keep him at the Spanish club through 2021.
Regardless, the stadium is still likely to be packed with fans wearing the swiftly produced PSG jerseys emblazoned with Neymar's name.
Qatar has seen international sport as critical in raising its profile, and it's had the money to do so.
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It's also a measure of Qatar's drive to build an identity by associating with the best.
"It has been a great pleasure to have you by my side during these years".
It has been reported that part of Neymar's PSG earnings could come via payments from the 2022 World Cup organizing committee in Qatar.
Despite paying 222 million ($262 million) euros for Neymar, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is convinced he has sealed a good deal.
Past sanctions slapped on PSG means that UEFA will be even more watchful of any attempt to circumvent the rules. It's not the board's fault. But that's more of a suggestion than a real rule.
A video filmed by a passenger and broadcast on Catalan television channel TV3 shows Neymar in an area reserved for flight crew.
Neymar opened a new extravagant chapter in soccer history Friday as the game's costliest player by fending off questions about his financial motivations as deftly as he repels opponents on the pitch.
And according to Gaspart, Neymar will move into the same bracket as Figo when his move is complete.
Neither Barca or La Liga can block the deal and the Spanish organisation have no legal grounds to reject the money.
"It is the consequence of the ownerships and that has completely changed the whole landscape of football in the last 15 years", Wenger said Thursday. "Once a country owns a club, everything is possible".
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