Neymar’s Champions League ban cut to 2 games
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Neymar's ban from the Champions League for insulting match officials on social media was cut Tuesday to two group games.
Camp Nou discovers Barca’s teen sensation; Hazard debuts
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A teenage sensation led Barcelona to a commanding victory over Valencia in the Spanish league on Saturday, while Eden Hazard made his long-awaited debut for Real Madrid...
Neymar set to make PSG return after being included in squad
PARIS (AP) — Neymar is set to make his Paris Saint-Germain return after being included in the squad for Saturday's French league game at home to Strasbourg.
Icardi, Mkhitaryan set for loan deals on deadline day
PARIS (AP) — While a blockbuster deal for Neymar didn't eventuate, clubs across Europe completed transfer business before the window shut late Monday.
Neymar looks set to stay at PSG as transfer window nears end
Neymar looks set to stay at Paris Saint-Germain as the clock ticks down on the French league's transfer window, which closes at midnight Monday.
Barcelona ‘closer’ to Neymar deal, club official says
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Barcelona official involved in the negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain for Neymar says the Catalan club is "closer" to reaching a deal for the player's...
PSG coach Tuchel searching for answers after just two games
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel is searching for answers just two games into the French league.
The problems which surfaced toward the end of last season — a lack of...
Still no Neymar as PSG loses 2-1 at Rennes in French league
PARIS (AP) — Still missing Brazil forward Neymar, defending champion Paris Saint-Germain lost 2-1 at Rennes in the French league on Sunday.
Fans call for Neymar’s departure as PSG beats Nimes 3-0
PARIS (AP) — Fans expressed their anger at Neymar with chants and banners demanding his departure as Paris Saint-Germain started the defense of its French league title with a 3-0 win over Nimes on...
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge accepted a recommendation from prosecutors Thursday to close the investigation of soccer star Neymar on a rape allegation on the grounds of there being a lack of...
France star Griezmann joins Barcelona from Atletico
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has added a third star talent to its already world-class attack.
France forward Antoine Griezmann agreed to join the Spanish champions on Friday after...
PARIS (AP) — Brazil striker Neymar could face punishment after missing French champion Paris Saint-Germain's first day of preseason training on Monday without informing the club.
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain has signed attacking midfielder Pablo Sarabia from Sevilla.
PSG says on its Twitter account Sarabia signed a five-year contract. The value of the deal was...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Barcelona official has denied the Spanish soccer club is trying to bring back Neymar amid reports the Brazil striker wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil may have finally found someone to fill the shoes of Neymar in the Copa America.
With the injured star watching from afar and fans growing increasingly annoyed with...
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has rejected an appeal by Paris Saint-Germain against Neymar's three-match Champions League ban in a case that can now go to the Court of Arbitration for...
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar will not require surgery on his injured right ankle and should be fit again within four weeks.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Chelsea forward who is replacing injured soccer star Neymar on Brazil's Copa América squad began practicing with the team on Saturday.
PARIS (AP) — Neymar will be re-examined by Paris Saint-Germain's medical staff within the next three days to determine how long the Brazil forward will need to be sidelined.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women's World Cup (all times local):
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the...
A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil's training session for a second straight day during the team's Copa America preparations as he continues to recover from a left knee...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil's training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team began its Copa America preparations.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian star Neymar lost his national team's captaincy for the Copa America to veteran Dani Alves, in another move suggesting the striker will be under heavy pressure to...
Having too many players to choose from is a problem most coaches relish.
For Tite, it's a problem he could do without.
The Brazil coach recently picked his squad for this year's Copa...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar and David Neres are in for the Copa America, Lucas Moura and Vinicius Jr. are out.
Brazil coach Tite named his squad Friday for the South American tournament,...
PARIS (AP) — Playing likely his final match this season in the French league, Neymar scored and delivered an assist as Paris Saint-Germain beat Angers 2-1 Saturday to shake off its season-end...
PARIS (AP) — Neymar won't play again at the Parc des Princes this season.
The Paris Saint-Germain striker was given a three-game ban on Friday for lashing out at a fan following a loss in...
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has banned Neymar for three European matches for insulting the officials after Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United in the Champions League.
Zidane says Madrid set to make changes after poor season
MADRID (AP) — Zinedine Zidane says that Real Madrid is set for changes this summer after a disappointing season.
"All my players are important and good, but we are going to make changes,"...
Neymar to resume training with PSG
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain says Brazil star Neymar will resume training on Wednesday after he was sidelined for more than two months with a foot injury.
Neymar already looking to extend his contract with PSG
SAO PAULO (AP) — Neymar's father says the Brazil striker is already looking to extend his contract with Paris Saint-Germain.
Neymar da Silva Santos says in an interview published on Monday...
UEFA charges PSG forward Neymar for insulting officials
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA says it has charged Neymar for comments made about match officials after Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United in the Champions League.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain won an initial legal battle with UEFA on Tuesday over the monitoring of its spending on player transfers and wages, and sponsorship deals linked to the...
PSG without Cavani, Draxler, Neymar against Marseille
PARIS (AP) — Runaway leader Paris Saint-Germain will be without striker Edinson Cavani and winger Julian Draxler against bitter rival Marseille on Sunday, a clash between France's two biggest...
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA says it has ordered an investigation into comments by Neymar about match officials after Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United in the Champions...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar has lashed out against a video assistant referee decision that opened the way for Manchester United to eliminate his French club from the...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar was battling back from two injuries, not one, at last year's World Cup.
In a 2-hour interview with TV Globo on Sunday, Neymar...
PSG: Neymar is returning to Brazil to continue injury rehab
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar will return to Brazil on Thursday to continue his recovery from a right foot injury.
Neymar was injured playing against Strasbourg in a French...
Brazil to play Panama in friendly at Porto
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's national team will play its first friendly of the year against Panama on March 23 in Portugal.
The Brazilian football confederation said Friday the match will be at FC Porto's Dragao stadium.
Brazil will then play the Czech Republic in Prague three days later.
Valverde agrees to coach Barcelona for another season
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ernesto Valverde has agreed to stay on as Barcelona coach for at least one more season.
Valverde will exercise the option in his contract to continue, the defending Spanish champions said on Friday. They added Valverde also agreed to add the possibility of coaching for the 2020-21 season.
The 55-year-old Valverde joined Barcelona from Athletic Bilbao in mid-2017 to replace Luis Enrique.
Defensive PSG goes on offensive over Neymar criticism
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain is feeling defensive about its attacking star Neymar, who is recovering from his third injury in the last 12 months.
The club took exception to a questionnaire by French broadcaster RTL in which, according to PSG, 78 percent of soccer fans think Neymar causes his own problems with a provocative style of play.
PSG beats Strasbourg 2-0 but star Neymar limps off injured
PARIS (AP) — French Cup holder Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 against Strasbourg on Wednesday to reach the last 16, but lost Neymar to what appeared to be a right foot injury.
Neymar, who sustained a groin injury two months ago playing for Brazil and also broke his right foot nearly one year ago with PSG, looked visibly upset as he limped off after 60 minutes of the game at Parc des Princes.
PSG won the game with an early goal from Edinson Cavani and a late one from Angel Di Maria.
French scoring race produces a couple of surprise candidates
PARIS (AP) — The race to finish as the French league's top scorer was expected to be a three-way contest between Paris Saint-Germain forwards Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani.
But while that trio is scoring regularly as expected, a couple of unheralded players are keeping pace.
PSG beats Red Star to reach Champions League knockout stage
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The attacking trio of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Edinson Cavani struck again as Paris Saint-Germain advanced to the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 4-1 win at Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday.
Cavani and Neymar were both assisted by their 19-year-old teammate, with Mbappe putting on an excellent display of speed, strength and dribbling throughout the game. The France striker sealed PSG's win with a goal in added time.
Neymar and Mbappe to start against Liverpool
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain stars Kylian Mbappe and Neymar have recovered from minor injuries and are fit to start against Liverpool in a crucial Champions League match on Wednesday.
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel told a press conference on the eve of the game at the Parc des Princes that the pair are in good form and trained normally on Monday and Tuesday.
Tuchel said: "No problem, they will start tomorrow."
In lopsided French league, PSG wins without Neymar, Mbappe
PARIS (AP) — Even without stars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain keeps winning in the French league.
PSG extended its victorious streak to 14 matches by beating Toulouse 1-0 on Saturday. At the other end of the table, Thierry Henry got his first win with Monaco as manager.
Mbappe and Neymar score as PSG beats Lille for 12th win
PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappe scored a spectacular goal and then set up Neymar as runaway French league leader Paris Saint-Germain won at home to second-place Lille 2-1 on Friday.
PSG's 12th straight win from the start of the season is a record for the top five European leagues, beating Tottenham's 11 opening wins in 1960 in England.
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel picked midfielder Marco Verratti, who was stopped by police this week for driving over the alcohol limit.