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Barcelona want Neymar again, says former assistant Moreno

  • Barcelona want Neymar back, according to the club's former assistant Robert Moreno.
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Modified 09 May 2020, 07:28 IST
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Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar

Former Barcelona assistant Robert Moreno has no doubt the LaLiga giants want to sign Neymar again.

Neymar, 28, has been linked with a return to Camp Nou, having left for Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €222million move in 2017.

Moreno, an assistant at Barca while the Brazil international was there, said he knew the LaLiga side wanted Neymar again.

"I would re-sign Neymar for Barcelona," the Monaco coach told El Transistor.

"In the end, Barcelona have to have the best players in the world and Neymar is one of them, a player who makes the difference.

"Furthermore, he makes his team-mates play. I know for sure that they want him."

Moreno took over as Monaco coach in December last year, and his side finished ninth as the Ligue 1 campaign was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Spaniard said he had mixed feelings over the decision to call off the rest of the season.

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"On one hand, we didn't like it because we didn't agree on the standings and we've been left out of Europe," Moreno said.

"But it's given some certainty because [the government] has extended the measures until July.

"That allows us to start pre-season in July and start the league at the end of August."

Published 09 May 2020, 07:28 IST
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