BREAKING NEWS: Barcelona let Neymar miss training as PSG close in

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Neymar has been granted permission to miss training by Barcelona as his world-record move to Paris Saint-Germain reportedly nears completion.

Reports in Spain on Wednesday morning claimed the Brazil forward visited Barcelona's training ground to say farewell to his team-mates ahead of a EUR222million switch to the French capital.

A brief statement on Barcelona's Twitter page confirmed Neymar was allowed to forego a practice session with the blessing of head coach Ernesto Valverde.

"Neymar Jr [did] not train with the permission of the coach," Barca tweeted.