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Neymar free for Paris Saint-Germain debut this weekend

14 August 2017

The Ligue 1 club's €222m signing of Barcelona's Neymar has left them with little to play with in terms of transfer funds, despite the club's interest in Mbappe. In true rockstar style, the player has been granted a 24-hour bodyguard.

PSG Manager Unai Emery would not confirm the new No. 10 would play, however, although he noted on Friday (via the BBC) that Neymar was "physically ready to start".

As for Mbappe move to PSG, we will have to wait as there is no official confirmation from either clubs. And a total of 145 stewards will be on duty at the ground - 30 more than usual. In theory, it should open up way more opportunities for him to operate and do what he does best than he would get if he was the main component of another squad.

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Yeovil's opening day 8-2 thrashing by Luton has done little to silence the doubters who predict their League Two stay could come to an end this season.

Yet for PSG this move is about everything but Ligue 1.

Can Barcelona truly replace Neymar? Moreover, joining Barca would also mean he can play alongside worldwide teammates Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano.

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Asked if an anti-PSG front is in the works, the Lyon president told L'Equipe: "Officially no".

Edinson Cavani and Angel di Maria join Neymar in the frontline of a 4-3-3 formation, with Marco Verratti, Thiago Motta and Adrien Rabiot in midfield.

The match in Guingamp kicks-off at 1900GMT.

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The task of wrestling both La Liga and the Champions League from dominant rivals Real Madrid is significantly harder after Neymar's departure, as Barcelona lick their wounds following a disappointing season in which they only lifted the King's Cup.

Barca have been linked with a bid for Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele to replace Neymar, with the Bundesliga club reportedly holding out for a sum of €150m for the 20-year-old.

For Guingamp boss Antoine Kombouaré, who learned of the ratification mid-way through his own pre-match press conference, the news was welcome - despite the threat posed by the uber-talented wide man.

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Neymar free for Paris Saint-Germain debut this weekend