Barcelona Transfer Rumors: Neymar To Barcelona Rumors Denied By Brazilian Club Santos

on October 26 2012 9:17 PM
Barcelona Transfer Rumors: Neymar To Barcelona Rumors Denied By Brazilian Club Santos

Brazilian star player Neymar was reportedly linked with a move to the Spanish Giants Barcelona which has been denied by his current club Santos.  

Reports earlier had emerged that Barcelona had paid an initial €10 m to bring the young Brazilian talent to Camp Nou during the next summer transfer. Catalan Sports media outlets, Mundo Deportivo and Sport, have insisted has been agreed for the future transfer of Neymar to the Camp Nou for the past twelve months.

The Brazilian club has ruled out any possible move for their star player and are in no mood to sell their top asset until 2014, when the player’s contract with the club expires.  The club released an official statement on their website denying any transfer talks between Barcelona and Santos regarding Neymar’s transfer.

"Santos rejects any possibility of selling Neymar to Barcelona or any other team. There are no negotiations under way, and the club reiterates that the attacker has a contract until 2014, which he will see out until the end" 

Neymar, at 20 has already managed to cap 200 games for his club finding the net more than 118 times.  With his talent, Neymar managed to make it to the National side appearing 25 times for his Country, scoring 16 times in the process.

 The 20-year-old young talent has been a hot property amongst the European clubs. If the player decides to leave Brazil in order to join one among the top European clubs, then Barcelona and Real Madrid would be more likely destination for the Brazilian when compared to English clubs.