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Summary

  1. Reaction as Neymar is given permission to leave Barcelona
  2. Brazilian set for £198m move to Paris St-Germain
  3. Given permission to miss Barca training
  4. Get Involved: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Libby Dawes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Thanks everyone for your input today. How we got to where we did, I will never know but I enjoyed myself. I hope you did too. You can stop calculating the Freddos : Neymar ratio now...

    Keep up to date with the latest in the Neymar saga on the BBC Sport website.

    Coming up tonight we have live coverage of Liverpool's Audi Cup game against Atletico Madrid.

  2. #NeymarMaths

    I am sorry I made you do this with your Wednesday afternoon Banny....

    But it is appreciated.

    SMS Message: RE: 15:32, the Eiffel Tower has 930m3 of steelwork, freddos to m3 is 73,611.11 per m3, x 930 = 68,458,332.3 freddos, at 25p each that's £17,114,583.08 in freddos! Don't think it'd be too structurally sound mind! from Banny, Cornwall
    Banny, Cornwall
  3. #NeymarMaths

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    What.

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  4. #NeymarMaths

    Neymar clones
    SMS Message: According to Forbes, the cost of human cloning is around £1.29 million pounds (Forbes). Why spend £198,000,000 on 1 Neymar when you could clone 153 Neymars at that price? from Thomas from York
    Thomas from York
  5. #NeymarMaths

    So, you are saying PSG don't need Neymar - they could just make their own Champions League trophy...

    Cancel the bank transfer!

    #NeymarMaths
  6. #NeymarMaths

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  7. Post update

    Before we go, here are a few more of your contributions to #NeymarMaths .....

  8. Post update

    You lot have entertained and amused throughout the madness and mayhem of Neymar Day...

    By the way, the 2nd of August will henceforth be known as Neymar Day.

    The man himself has replied to his pal Messi to say thanks for the emotional Instagram photo montage...

    The translation is: "Thank you brother.... I'll miss you man"

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  9. I have no idea how we got to this point either Will......

    #bbcsportsday

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  10. Post update

    77 Lee Cattermoles

    Earlier - at 10:50 GMT to be exact - we worked out that one would be able to buy 77 Lee Cattermoles....

    Freddie has something to say about that:

    SMS Message: Following on from the Lee Cattermole comment earlier on, as there is only one Lee Cattermole, it would be a better option to buy him once and tie him down on a long term deal. If he still retains the £6 million price tag from when he went to Sunderland, that would leave £192 million to spend on his estimated £2 million a year salary. This would allow him to sign a 96 year contract, taking him to the age of 125, which is a far better option than Neymar in my opinion. from Freddie
    Freddie
  11. I think we are making #NeymarMaths an actual thing

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  12. What IS Neymar worth?

    #bbcsportsday or text 81111

    EPH : A crate of 24 x 0,3l bottles of beer costs €9.99 in the Netherlands. Neymar = 1,29 crates of beer for everyone here in NL!

  13. Brilliant....

    SMS Message: Right, we've done our calculations and Neymar's value in Freddo bars is 14,256 tonnes of those chocolatey treats. Almost twice the weight of the Eiffel Tower.... I think I need to get back to work... from Alex & Andrew from Soho
    Alex & Andrew from Soho

    Wait, what we all really want to know is how many would you need to build a scale-replica Eiffel Tower in chocolate.....?

    Sportsday readers are relying on you, guys - your boss will understand, surely?

  14. (I repeat) Show your workings.....

    SMS Message: With the number of €50c coins needed to buy Neymar, you could create a single line from Sao Paolo to Paris and then Paris to Barcelona and have enough at the end to pay the entire population of Barcelona €5 #ProductiveLunchBreak from From Charlie in London
    From Charlie in London
  15. Worth his weight in....?

    Text 81111

    SMS Message: At approximately 68kg in mass, and costing 222 million euros for Neymar to be "worth his weight in....", he would have to be made of Plutonium, which costs $4,000 a gram. from James, Oxford
    James, Oxford
  16. How much IS Neymar worth?

    #bbcsportsday or text 81111

    Chelsea Warrior: Neymar is better than Pogba and Lukaku. £100m tops.

    Ed: What is Neymar worth? Whatever PSG are willing to pay for him #SupplyAndDemand

    Mudiaga Akpotor: Neymar is worth breaking the transfer record, but definitely not for £198m

  17. Post update

    Alright, here is a question....

    How much IS Neymar worth?

    In "football" terms, yes he is worth a lot of money but if you don't think it is £198m, then how much is it?

    Get in touch - #bbcsportsday

  18. Keeping us waiting...

    PSG are clearly in no rush to announce the world's worst kept secret...

    When PSG right-back Thomas Meunier tweeted to ask how things were progressing, the club's official account simply replied: "Wait a little longer".

    Stick with us as this story continues to develop throughout the rest of the afternoon.

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  19. You lot blow my mind sometimes...

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  20. Post update

    Somehow, I don't think Barcelona fans will take too long to get over it...

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