Barcelona president Rosell launches plan to fund Neymar signing

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell plans to fund the signing of Santos star Neymar with the sale of two players.

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell plans to fund the signing of Santos star Neymar with the sale of two players.

El Mundo Deportivo says Barca have already agreed a €40 million fee with Santos for Neymar and have forwarded a down payment of €10 million.

To cover the remaining €30 million, Rosell plans to sell Bojan Krkic, currently on-loan at AC Milan, for €15 million and Ibrahim Afellay, now with Schalke, for €10 million.

Barca also did not spend €7 million of their budgeted €40 million for the last summer market, so giving Rosell plenty of room to close the deal for Neymar in 2013.

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