Ranking Brazil's Potential Next Neymars

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Ranking Brazil's Potential Next Neymars
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It has now been confirmed that Neymar will be heading for Barcelona later this summer, with this Sunday's 0-0 draw with Flamengo set to be his last appearance in a Santos shirt for some time.

Following the departures of Lucas Moura and Oscar, the Brazilian league has now lost its third major young talent in just a 12-month period. However, as ever, there is more talent to come.

While there is only one Neymar, there are already players being tipped to reach the top who play in a similar position to the Santos magician. As ever, though, not all of them will live up to the hype.

So, then, let's take a look at six of those players who have been touted as the potential "next Neymar."

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