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One-Man Plan B? Neymar Could Fill Barcelona's Biggest Need
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Happily, I was wrong about this future — speculation we were in for another summer of interminable Neymar gossip. Instead, the various entities with ownership stakes in Brazil's biggest star decided to sell. Instead of trying to improve their negotiating stance by pursing an extension to Neymar's Santos deal (which expired next year), the club and other investors paved the player's route to Barcelona, even though the 21-year-old was willing to stay.

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