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Why Neymar's world-record £198m move to PSG is actually a bargain

‘In a couple of years, you will realise he was cheap.’ Little did he know it, but within just a few months of leaping to the defence of the then world’s most expensive player Paul Pogba, Jose Mourinho’s prophecy has already come true. Neymar’s £199 million move to PSG – a price tag so huge it looks out of place without several exclamation marks following it – has doubled the previous record and raised eyebrows even in a world where seven zeros has become the norm.

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