Neymar Barca link rejected

  • Last Updated: October 27 2012, 14:00 BST

Brazilian club Santos have released a statement to deny recent newspaper reports that striker Neymar is set to join Barcelona.

Neymar: Barcelona rumour rejected


11. Neymar

Title Number
Appearances 48 (2)
Goals 33
Assists 18
Yellows 10
Reds 0
*Current Season

Daily Spanish newspaper Sport, which is based in Barcelona, had reported that the 20-year-old would be moving to the Camp Nou in the near future.

Santos have moved to deny the rumours with the release of a short official statement.

"Santos FC denies any possibility of selling Neymar to Barcelona or any other club," the statement read.

"There are no ongoing negotiations.

"The club reaffirm that Neymar has a contract until 2014 and will see it out."

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