Neymar: Rounding Up the Latest Transfer Rumours for Brazilian Star

Mikhail Turner@MikhailTurnerContributor IIIFebruary 14, 2013

Neymar: Rounding Up the Latest Transfer Rumours for Brazilian Star

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    The future of Brazil and Santos star Neymar is one of constant interest in the world football.

    The current belief is that Neymar will leave Brazil for Europe after the 2014 World Cup.

    Practically all the big clubs in Europe have been linked to Neymar at various times in the past few seasons.

    They will all certainly be poised for an intense transfer battle when the Brazilian star does make it known that he will move to Europe.

    Here are some of the latest transfer rumours involving Neymar. 

Barcelona to Move for Neymar This Summer

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    According to a report from Football Espana , Barcelona could make a move for Neymar

    The Spanish giants are thought to be among the front-runners for the Brazilian forward's signature.

    Neymar has spoken of his admiration of both the club and players such as Lionel Messi in recent times.

    As reported by, the rumour did prompt Neymar to deny that there is currently no agreement with Barcelona about a move. 

    Some may wonder whether or not Neymar would be suited to Barcelona's style of play despite his obvious qualities.

    Still, Barcelona may want to snap up possibly the hottest young talent in world football instead of seeing him suit up for one of their European rivals.

Neymar Linked to Bayern Munich Move

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    The possibility of Neymar joining Bayern Munich is certainly something new in the transfer rumour world.

    Since the introduction of Pep Guardiola as the future boss of Bayern Munich, Neymar has come up in conversation concerning the German club. reported the player's comments stating that a move a to Bayern Munich would be interesting.

    Only a few days later Neymar dismissed rumours that he had contact with fellow Brazilian and current Bayern Munich player Dante concerning the club (via Sky Sports).

Manchester City Transfer Unlikely

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    Neymar was recently linked, reported in an article from the Daily Star, with a move to Manchester City.

    According to the Star, the club was willing to offer Santos anything necessary to gain the services of the Brazilian forward.

    Such a deal seems unlikely, however.

    As reported on, Santos President Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro has made it clear that a sale to Manchester City will not occur. 

    Santos will try to keep Neymar at the club until the 2014 World Cup and will do everything they can to keep him beyond that time.