Guingamp welcome Neymar to PSG, but fear his Ligue 1 debut

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The world's most expensive player could make his debut on August 13 at the Stade de Roudourou, with Guingamp ready to take on the Brazil superstar

The football world is abuzz with talk of Neymar's record-shattering transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, but clearly it is not just Barcelona fans disturbed by his looming switch to Ligue 1.

The 25-year-old was officially announced as a PSG player on Thursday evening, but the paperwork might still come too late for PSG's season opener against Amiens on Saturday.

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That means the world's soon-to-be most expensive player could debut at the 18,250-capacity Stade de Roudourou, home to unheralded Guingamp.

And judging by the Brittany-based side's brilliant reaction to the news, they might prefer him to wait a little longer.

Guingamp finished an impressive 10th last term and have recently added 28-year-old ex-Swansea fullback Franck Tabanou to their squad.

Swapping the Liberty Stadium for a return to Ligue 1 is perhaps now looking less exciting for the former France youth international ...

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After the news was made official, Guingamp retweeted PSG's confirmation announcement, welcoming him to France, but also preparing themselves for the encounter in less than two weeks.

PSG take on Amiens at home on Saturday, August 5, before travelling to Guingamp eight days later.

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