Aug 12, 2019 - 12:26 pm
By Kurt Buckerfield
Despite reports suggesting Neymar could now be closer to joining Real Madrid than FC Barcelona, superstar Lionel Messi is said to have been pushing for his return to the Catalan club for months.
Barca Boss Reacts To Neymar Rumours
It has been widely reported that the 27-year-old wants to quit Paris Saint-Germain, with both Barca and the French champions accepting he wants to return to his old stomping ground.
While the Blaugrana have been trying to strike a deal with the Ligue 1 club, it has been claimed that Los Blancos are now favourites to land his signature.