Spanish prosecutor asks for 2 years in prison for Neymar

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Neymar Barcelona transfer case: A Spanish prosecutor has demanded a two-year prison sentence and a fine of 10 million euros ($10.20 million) for the Brazilian…

Neymar Barcelona transfer box: A Spanish prosecutor has demanded a two-year prison sentence and a 10 million euro ($10.20 million) fine for Brazilian striker Neymar in an embezzlement case against him and his agents for his transfer in 2013 at Barcelona football club, according to a court document released on Friday. Follow the latest football updates on InsideSport.IN

The prosecutor also requested a five-year prison sentence for FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell, accused of corruption and fraud, and a fine of 8.4 million euros for the Spanish club.

Neymar transfer case to Barcelona: Just a month before the World Cup, Brazilian player Neymar will go on trial for irregularities in October.

Neymar transfer case to Barcelona: the Spanish prosecutor asks for 2 years in prison for the Brazilian striker Neymar

The trial, in which Neymar’s former soccer club Santos in Brazil and the player’s family business N&N are also charged, is set to open on October 17 in Barcelona, ​​the plaintiff DIS, a group said on Wednesday. of Brazilian investment, in a press release.

DIS, who held part of Neymar’s transfer rights when he moved in 2013, claim they received less money than he was entitled to after the transfer.

Neymar transfer case to Barcelona: the Spanish prosecutor asks for 2 years in prison for the Brazilian striker Neymar

The court document released on Friday alleges that Barcelona entered into negotiations in 2011 with the player, paying him €40m to secure his transfer when his contract with Santos expired in 2014 and thus preventing other clubs from signing him.

He said prosecutors were asking for a two-year prison sentence “for the offense of corruption in business” as well as a three-year trade ban and a €10 million fine.

Neymar denied the allegations but lost an appeal to Spain’s High Court in 2017, clearing the way for a trial.

Rosell also denied any wrongdoing. Its representatives did not respond to a request for comment.

Neymar transfer case to Barcelona: the Spanish prosecutor asks for 2 years in prison for the Brazilian striker Neymar

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