Neymar: 'It's time to move on'


Click to follow
The Independent Football

Managerless Chelsea are continuing their pursuit of Brazilian striker Neymar, who yesterday gave the Premier League club further encouragement by writing on his Twitter site: "Sometimes you know it's time to move on." The 19-year-old Santos player had earlier said he was happy to stay in Brazil for another season. However, yesterday's Tweet opens the door for Chelsea, who are willing to pay £32m for his services.

Rovers talk up 'record' sale of Jones

Blackburn Rovers put a positive gloss on the sale of Phil Jones to Manchester United, despite failing to get the higher price they wanted. United are adamant they paid around £16.5m and Rovers said it was a "potential" club record deal depending on appearances, as opposed to the record deal which stands at £17m. Ian Herbert