Barcelona President Admits Guardiola Will Decide Neymar’s Signing

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell said it is up to coach Pep Guardiola to decide whether or not to add Santos attacker Neymar to the squad. The Brazil international is continually being linked with a move to Camp Nou, among other clubs, and reportedly asked Guardiola to take him to La Liga in the wake of Santos’ 4-0 Club World Cup final loss against the Catalans on Sunday. Rosell has made…

December 20, 2011

Ronaldo: Neymar Should Move To Europe

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has advised teenage star Neymar to try his luck in Europe. The 19-year-old has been heavily linked with moves to Spanish powerhouses Real Madrid and Barcelona over the past 12 months but has repeatedly stated his commitment to his current club Santos. Ronaldo, who played for both Madrid and Barca, as well as AC Milan and Inter Milan in a glittering career, is adamant, however, that…

October 6, 2011

David Luiz Wants Neymar To Join Him At Chelsea

Chelsea defender David Luiz has revealed he is trying to persuade Brazil team-mate Neymar to join him at Stamford Bridge. The 19-year-old is currently one of the hottest commodities in world football, and is reportedly being closely tracked by La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. However, Chelsea have also been linked with Neymar over the last few months, and Luiz, who himself only joined in January, reveals he has…

September 6, 2011

Neymar: You Cannot Compare Barcelona With Any Team

Santos striker Neymar says he has no words to describe Barcelona after witnessing their 3-2 (5-4 on aggregate) Supercopa triumph over rivals Real Madrid. Neymar, a transfer target for both La Liga sides, is expected to turn out for Santos when the Brazilian side compete in the FIFA Club World Cup in December. Pep Guardiola’s men will also take part in the competition as the reigning European Cup holders and…

August 19, 2011

Jose Mourinho Keen On Emmanuel Adebayor

Jose Mourinho feels Real Madrid are more likely to sign Emmanuel Adebayor than Neymar or Sergio Aguero this summer. Adebayor, 27, has been frozen out of the first-team picture at Manchester City and has made clear his determination to return to the Bernabeu after joining the club on loan last season. Mourinho has already outlined his hope that Madrid bring in a further striker this summer and has now suggested…

July 13, 2011

Chelsea Out Of Neymar Race

Chelsea’s hopes of landing Brazilian star Neymar are looking slim as Barcelona and Real Madrid have both also made bids for the Brazilian. Chelsea have been strongly linked with a move for the 19-year-old and are reported to have failed with at least one bid, but now they appear to be out of the running. The player’s agent Wagner Ribeiro has claimed that Real and Barca are in the box…

July 7, 2011