Spanish prosecutor seeks tax indictment over Barcelona's Neymar deal

AFP, Wednesday 19 Feb 2014

Manchester City's Fernandinho Luiz Roza fights for the ball with Barcelona's Neymar during their Champions League first knock out round soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014. (Photo: AP)

Spain's public prosecutor on Wednesday sought a criminal tax indictment against Barcelona football club over the signing of Brazilian star Neymar, a copy of the filing showed.

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell resigned last month over a judicial wrangle sparked by the signing of Neymar, which the club said cost 57.1 million euros ($78 million).

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