Neymar: I will only play alongside Lionel Messi if he joins Santos
Neymar has once again reiterated that a move to Europe is not an option for him at the moment by stating that he will only play alongside Lionel Messi if the Argentine moves to Santos.
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The 20-year-old has been consistently linked with a move to Barcelona, with some reports suggesting a deal is already in place between the two clubs.
Neymar also recently said that it would be a dream to play alongside Messi, after he had complemented the Brazilian, which fuelled more speculation.
However, the Seleção star has now joked that the only way he will play with Messi in the near future is if he leaves Camp Nou for the Morumbi.
"For now, I will only play alongside Messi if he opts to join Santos," the tricky attacker was quoted as saying by El Mundo.
"It's possible for Santos to sign him. All we have to do is sell half of the city!"
Neymar went on to stress that he has not been in touch with neither Barca nor Real Madrid and that his only focus is his current club.
"I don't know anything about Barcelona. One day I'm linked with a move there, and another day I'm supposedly on my way to Madrid. I have a contract with Santos until 2014, though, and that's all I know."