Neymar: I want to play with Messi next year

Thu 03 December 2020 | 8:22

Brazilian star is keen to reunite with his former Barcelona teammate next season.



Lionel Messi

spent four years as teammates in Camp Nou between 2013 and 2017. Their partnership in


’s forward line formed a deadly attack line which shaped a special era in the club’s history as they were able to win two La Liga titles and also the Champions League trophy together. However, The Brazilian left Barcelona in the summer of 2017 to join


in a record-breaking €222 million transfer. In a post-match interview after his team’s 3-1 victory against Manchester United, Neymar has spoken about his desire to play alongside Messi again.

"What I want the most is to enjoy playing with him again,"

Neymar told


When asked about the place of this reunion, Neymar said with a laugh:

"He can play in my role, it wouldn't be a problem with me!"

He added:

"For sure, next year we have to do it."

Neymar has been linked with a Barcelona return ever since he left Barcelona in 2017, but now Messi’s contract expiration has opened up new possibilities for the clubs that want both of these two stars to play alongside each other in their teams.

source: SportMob