Neymar's dad admits son is talking to Real, Barça (photos)

British paper, Lance, assures that the Barcelona soccer director, Raul Sanllehi is in Brazil looking to sign the Brazilian striker.

17 May 2013
updated at 10h12
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Neymar da SIlva, father and agent of the Santos player of the same name, confirmed he is speaking with Barcelona and Real Madrid, who are competing the Brazilian striker, according ot the British paper Lance.

<p>Neymar currently plays for Santos in Brazil.</p>
Neymar currently plays for Santos in Brazil.
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"I talked to them, but there is nothing confirmed. Neymar is focused on finishing the paulista tournament," said the player's father. The tournament will end this sunday between Santos and Corinthians.

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L ance confirmed that Neymar da Silva met on Thursday with club director, Raul Sanllehi, who is in Brazil to accelerate the negotiations with the players, according to the local press.

According to lance, the meetings also included business magnates Andre Cury, Barcelona's representative in Brazil, and Marcos Malaquias, a man close to the club who was responsible for signing Keirrison and Henrique to the club.

This Thursday, the business man Delcir Sonda, who owns 40 percent of Neymar's rights, assured in a conversation with "RAC1`" that they must "change a lot of things" for Neymar to sign with Barcelona.

New rumors regarding the possible transaction have escalated this week as Raul Sanllehi traveled to Brazil and with rumors that the young player is ready to make the jump to Europe.




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