Manchester City, the club with the biggest spending power in the Barclays Premier League, have made the first move in the race to sign Brazilian star Neymar.
City’s top two executives Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain are said to have held initial talks with Neymar’s family and his representatives in a box at Wembley on the night of England’s friendly against Brazil on February 6.
Chief executive Soriano and director of football Begiristain were guests of the FA in the VIP Wembley suite for the 150th anniversary match.
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Interest: Manchester City have made the first move to sign Brazilian star Neymar