There are Barcelona directors that shouldn't be there, blasts Neymar

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The 25-year old joined PSG in a world record fee of 222m euro (£200m) after PSG accepted to trigger his release clause.

The lawsuit was filed on August 11 with the Labour Tribunal in Barcelona, and the club is demanding that Neymar repay the portion of the renewal bonus he received upon officially signing a new five-year deal with the club last October.

A statement on the Catalan club's official website read: "FC Barcelona have sent a claim to be made against Neymar for breach of contract to the RFEF (Spanish Football Federation) for it to be passed on to the French Football Federation [FFF] and FIFA". The club also claims that PSG subsidise the amounts in the event that the player can not take responsibility.

Barcelona has reacted bitterly to his move, first refusing to pay his father (who doubles as his agent) a €25 million (£23 million/$30 million) fee for brokering his original contract extension, then delaying his PSG debut by failing to send his worldwide transfer certificate promptly.

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The news comes hot on the heels of Neymar's criticism of the current Barcelona board, who are also not proving to be too popular with the club's fans, following Neymar's departure and the struggle to adequately replace him.

"FC Barcelona has started these proceedings to protect its interests following Neymar's decision to buy out his contract just months after he signed an extension until 2021".

"I spent four years there and I was very happy", Neymar said, per L'Equipe. "But with [the board], no".

"I do have something to say, that I am disappointed with them (Barcelona directors)", he said. "Barca deserve much better, and everyone knows this". "At the start, I was happy".

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