Neymar Still Loves Barcelona And Wants To Play With Eden Hazard
Neymar has opened up about leaving Barcelona in 2017 for a world record transfer as he explains why he chose to join Paris Saint-Germain.
The Brazilian superstar sealed a record breaking £198 million transfer to PSG after four seasons at the Camp Nou.
He stepped out of Lionel Messi's shadow to pursue a new challenge, but he's admitted that it was a hard decision to make.
"I left because I wanted a new challenge," Neymar said. "The challenge to win and find something new, to find new tests.
"Barcelona is a club that has always fascinated me, and I still love it today. But at that time, I wanted to try something new and that's why I decided to leave.
"It was very difficult to make that decision, there were even moments when I hesitated and asked not to leave.
"I was like that for about two weeks before deciding to go to Paris."
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Neymar's also talked up playing alongside Chelsea's Eden Hazard whose been strongly linked with Real Madrid.
"I would like to play with Hazard. He has a style similar to mine," he added.
"I think I could give it a try. We would cause havoc together!"
Imagine Neymar and Hazard in tandem.
The Belgium ace remains subject to intense transfer speculation with fresh reports claiming Real Madrid are confident in striking a deal with Chelsea to acquire his luxurious services.
Neymar: "I would like to play with Hazard. He has a style similar to mine. I think I could give it a try. We would cause havoc together!" pic.twitter.com/SqwbHlBSkY- M•A•J (@Ultra_Suristic) April 26, 2019
Neymar himself has also been linked with a mega-money switch to Real Madrid.
Will he fulfill his dream of playing alongside Hazard in the future? Watch this space.
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