Spanish public prosecutors want Brazil captain Neymar to face charges of fraud and corruption over his transfer to Barcelona from Santos three years ago.

Both clubs have come under fire for the way the transfer was completed in 2013 with investigations carried out in Spain and Brazil.

State Prosecutor Jose Perals Calleja yesterday filed preliminary proceedings for Neymar, his father-cum-agent Neymar Da Silva Santos, former Barcelona president Sandro Rossell and ex-Santos president Odilio Rodrigues to answer charges of fraud and corruption.

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