Messi: I did not know that Neymar was leaving

Barcelona star Leo Messi insists he did not know that Neymar was leaving Barcelona to join PSG.

Leo Messi admits he did not know that Neymar was leaving, unlike some of his teammates who say he knew.

He said the situation was unclear and Neymar himself was not clear about it.

“Honestly not,” Messi told ESPN when asked if he knew about Neymar transfer.

“Until the last day of the tour we were talking and we did not know anything. He said he was not sure what he would do and he did not know. Others said he knew it. But until the last day we were talking to him, “the Argentine finally said.

Neymar left Barcelona to move to PSG for 222m euros.