Neymar to Chelsea: Serious talks are underway as Chelsea owner Todd Boehly meets PSG Chiefs

Neymar to Chelsea: Serious talks are underway as Chelsea owner Todd Boehly meets PSG Chiefs

Blues co-owner Todd Boehly met with Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al Khelaifi in Paris this week to discuss a possible move for the Brazilian, reports ESPN.

The meeting reportedly took place on Tuesday, when PSG were hosting Bayern Munich in the Champions League, before Chelsea went to Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night, losing 1-0 in the first leg of their last 16 tie.

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Also up for discussion between Boehly and Al Khelaifi was the failed move of Hakim Ziyech from Chelsea to PSG in January, with the Moroccan looking set to head out on loan but admin errors thought to be the reason that it did not get over the line.

The major talking point, though, was Neymar who PSG are keen to get rid of and Chelsea are interested in bringing to the Premier League in a sensational deal.

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The 31-year-old is still playing regularly for the Ligue 1 side, but is not seen as the central figure he once was, with Kylian Mbappe taking that role.

PSG were keen to move Neymar on last summer and would be happy for him to go in the next transfer window if Chelsea can come up with an offer that club and player would be happy with.

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The striker earner around €30m (£26.6m) a year with PSG and is under contract until 2027, so the Blues must decide whether they are willing to make a serious investment in the ageing forward who has seen his professionalism questioned over his career.

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