Blanc claims Neymar could make PSG one of Europe's great clubs

Barcelona star Neymar's arrival could turn Paris Saint-Germain into a great European club but the Ligue 1 giants need time to win the Champions League, Laurent Blanc said.

Blanc claims Neymar could make PSG one of Europe's great clubs

Blanc claims Neymar could make PSG one of Europe's great clubs

Neymar is reportedly a major target for PSG, who are believed to be willing to meet his €222 million release clause .

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Blanc, who was in charge at PSG from 2013-16, believes signing the Brazil star would take his former club to another level, but warned it was no guarantee of success in Europe.

"Paris want to become a great European club. It is a club that has incredible economic potential," he told Italian media, via RMC Sport .

"With a player of Neymar's level, PSG could become this great club in Europe in the future.

"The Champions League with him or with other players takes time. It is not a competition you win only by spending millions. Football doesn't work like that. A club needs stability.

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"PSG grew very quickly, it is a club that has become important and will one day win the Champions League."

Neymar showed again what he is capable of by scoring a brilliant brace in a 2-1 win for Barca over Juventus at the International Champions Cup on Saturday.

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