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Neymar struggled to adapt to life in Paris after world-record PSG move

Paris Saint-Germain put on a show at the Parc des Princes with a Neymar brace alongside hat tricks from Kylian Mbappé and Edinson Cavani marking a 9-0 win.

Neymar has said he struggled to adapt to life in Paris after his world record €222 million move to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona in 2017.

The Brazil international scored twice in the weekend's 9-0 demolition of Guingamp, meaning he has 13 Ligue 1 goals in as many games.

Speaking to Canal+ during PSG's midseason trip to Qatar, Neymar said he now felt at home in the French capital.

"Adapting to Ligue 1 was easier than I expected -- it was more straightforward because it resembles La Liga...

Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson all 8/10 as PSG hit nine vs. Guingamp

Paris Saint-Germain put on a show at the Parc des Princes with a Neymar brace alongside hat tricks from Kylian Mbappé and Edinson Cavani marking a 9-0 win.

Paris Saint-Germain obliterated Guingamp 9-0 at Parc des Princes on Saturday to move a provisional 13 points clear at the Ligue 1 summit.

Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani both scored hat tricks, while Neymar added two and Thomas Meunier another one in the most one-sided of results.

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"I'd never seen a kid of that age who was so skilled," said Jesus Gutierrez, who was the Madrid academy coach in charge of...

Neymar's father dismisses reports he begged Barcelona to re-sign PSG star as 'fake news'

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Neymar's father has said a report in Spain which claimed he has been begging Barcelona to re-sign his son from Paris Saint-Germain is "fake news."

El Mundo published a story on Friday declaring that Neymar Sr. has been in touch with the Catalan club at least five times in an attempt to engineer a return to Camp Nou.

The report said the calls to Barca have been constant and added that a clause in Neymar's contract would allow the Brazil forward to leave PSG for €160 million next summer.

However,...

Transfer Talk: Man United eye Philippe Coutinho if Neymar returns to Barcelona

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month.

TOP STORY: Coutinho to United?

According to Calciomercato, via The Star, Manchester United are readying themselves (six months early) to splash the cash for Philippe Coutinho in the summer. 

Barcelona will want to make back as much of the £140 million they spent on the Brazilian...