Prosecution demands Neymar and Barcelona be charged with fraud

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Prosecutors have asked for charges of fraud and corruption to be brought against Neymar, Barcelona and Santos in relation to the Brazil international's move to Camp Nou. Prosecutors on behalf of Brazilian investment company DIS demand that the Catalan club answer for allegations of fraud and corruption over the forward's transfer from Santos.

National Court judge Jose de la Mata initially threw out the case in July over a lack of evidence but that decision was overturned in September and the prosecution has now called for the charges to be processed.

"In this trial, FC Barcelona will maintain the argument they have always defended during this long process and will demonstrate the innocence of all the investigated parties," they said in a statement.

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