By Jack Bezants for MailOnline
Published: 09:53 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 10:08 BST, 1 September 2019
Neymar has accepted defeat in his bid to force through a return to Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain.
L'Equipe have published a picture of Neymar on their front page with the headline 'Se Queda' - Spanish for 'he stays' and claim the Brazil star has told his family he will remain in France this season.
Neymar has been at PSG for two seasons but decided this summer he was ready to return to Spain, either with Barcelona or Real Madrid.
L'Equipe's front page says that Brazil star Neymar will stay at PSG for another season
The Brazil international looked as though he was edging closer to sealing a sensational return to Barcelona after Ousmane Dembele agreed to be part of an incredible three-player-plus cash deal.
The Catalan giants reportedly offered Ivan Rakitic, Jean-Clair Todibo and Dembele on a year-long loan plus £120million fee to PSG, but talks appeared to break down after the French forward informed the club he does want to be included in the deal.
Rakitic and Todibo have already agreed to move to the French champions, with reports suggesting PSG had already began editing announcement