In the pre-season of the 2016-2017 campaign, Ernesto Valverde's first in charge of Barcelona, Neymar left for Paris. It was not an easy to digest goodbye for the Barca club. Barça was institutionally half grogui when the Brazilian paid 220 million of its clause. A setback, in any case, that the Txingurri knew to cushion. This summer, three years later, the name of Neymar is again in the orbit of Barcelona (last Tuesday the club sent a delegation to negotiate for the paulista). Valverde, however, remains outside the Neymar issue. “I focus on my team and the players I have. I have always maintained a line of respect with the players who are on other teams. Neymar is from PSG, ”said the Barca coach.