Barcelona to pay fine over Neymar deal

Updated: Dec 21, 2016, 09:30 IST | AFP |

A Spanish court yesterday ratified a deal that leaves Barcelona with a 5.5-million-euro fine but avoiding trial on tax evasion charges over Neymar’s 2013 transfer

Neymar
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Barcelona: A Spanish court yesterday ratified a deal that leaves Barcelona with a 5.5-million-euro fine but avoiding trial on tax evasion charges over Neymar’s 2013 transfer. The agreement, reached in July, lifts any threat of Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu and his predecessor Sandro Rosell facing possible criminal proceedings that could lead to jail. The deal between the club and Spanish prosecutors was confirmed on December 14.

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