Neymar wants Barcelona return, says club’s vice president

Barcelona has no contact so far with the world’s most expensive footballer who joined the French champions for €222 million. (AFP)
Updated 27 June 2019

Neymar wants Barcelona return, says club’s vice president

BARCELONA: Brazilian superstar Neymar wants to return to Barcelona two years after quitting the club to join Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona’s vice president said Thursday.
“What is correct, at the current time, what I have read, what I have heard, which seems exact, is that Neymar wants to come back to Barcelona,” Jordi Cardoner told a press conference at the Camp Nou.
He added that Barcelona had had no contact so far with the world’s most expensive footballer who joined the French champions for $252 million (€222 million).


Saudi Arabia wins gold in GCC Women’s Championship

Updated 28 min 47 sec ago

Saudi Arabia wins gold in GCC Women’s Championship

KUWAIT: Saudi fencer Hasnaa Hammad on Monday earned her country its first medal on the second day of the GCC Women’s Championship in Kuwait.

She won the gold medal by beating Emirati Shahed Khurram 15 points to 6. Princess Nouf bint Khalid, head of the Saudi delegation, said what Hammad has achieved is evidence that Saudi sportswomen are capable of achieving victory and winning medals.

Meanwhile, the Saudi bowling team started competing, with Hadeel Termin topping the rankings of Saudi players in singles competition, and earning ninth position among 20 players from five countries.

Her teammates Mashael Alabdel Wahed ranked 13th, Ghada Nimr 17th and Amani Al-Ghamdi 18th.