Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Santos Formally Reject Chelsea's €20 Million Bid For Striker Neymar

     Brazilian club Santos have rejected a bid from Chelsea Fc for their 18-year-old rising star Neymar which was reported to be €20 million.

   A statement on the club’s official website stated that "Santos FC states that received in the late morning of Tuesday (20), an official offer from Chelsea FC of England striker's economic rights Neymar. President Alvaro Luis Ribeiro de Oliveira has sent response to the English club thanking the interest and reiterating that the Santos FC has no interest in opening trading."

    Many fans wanted to see this wonder kid in action at the world cup in South Africa however the former Brazilian coach Dunga decided to leave him out of the squad.

Mohamad Ali Kaakour