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Barcelona legend Xavi stands by wedding story: Neymar told us all he was leaving

Barcelona legend Xavi stands by his claim that Neymar announced he was leaving for PSG during Lionel Messi's wedding.

Neymar's camp have since denied the reports, but Xavi was insistent speaking with Movistar.

He stated: "With Neymar, it was a very natural conversation. He said he was leaving. This surprised me, I asked him what was happening. He said it was time to leave and that was his decision, it had to be respected.

"It's a loss at the football level. We are talking about a player between the 3 or 5 best players and with a future to become the best player in the world. But Barça have always survived the departure of the players who made the difference."

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