Neymar to face trial for corruption relating to Barcelona transfer

Feb 21, 2017, 14:26 IST | Goal.com

Neymar will have to stand trial after he lost an appeal against corruption charges relating to his transfer from Santos to Barcelona, a criminal court in Spain has ruled

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Barcelona: Neymar will have to stand trial after he lost an appeal against corruption charges relating to his transfer from Santos to Barcelona, a criminal court in Spain has ruled.

The Brazilian’s move to La Liga has brought controversy to the club due to uncertainty surrounding how much the club paid for him

The case was brought forward by Brazilian supermarket firm DIS, which claims it is due a 40 per cent cut of the fee Barcelona paid to sign the attacker in 2013, though it says it has not received in full.

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