Neymar Jr: Ex-Real Madrid boss Del Bosque warns Barcelona over Brazilian's return
- Neymar Jr could stage a return back to Barcelona this summer
- The Spanish League giants are seriously working on re-signing the winger three years after leaving them
- Former Spain boss Del Bosque believes the move might end up in mess for the Catalan club
Former Real Madrid manager Vicente del Bosque has warned Barcelona to be careful in their quest to re-sign Brazilian winger Neymar Jr.
The Catalans will make another attempt to bring their ex-player back to Camp Nou this summer after their effort last year failed.
It would be recalled that the 28-year-old left the Catalan club in a world-record fee of about £200 million, he is however said to be unhappy at the club.
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Although Los Blancos were also linked with a move for the sensational attacker who made a mark during his four-year tenure at Barca.
According to Daily Mail, Neymar's inability to win the Champions League has been one of his reasons to quit PSG despite helping them win back-to-back league trophies - scoring 69 goals in 80 games.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup-winning manager said that the former Santos forward can be difficult to manage, but insisted that his talent cannot be left unmentioned.
"He is a difficult boy. For me it is not a good example. And for the record, for me he is great as a player," the former Real Madrid boss told Mundo Deportivo.
"If you ask me to tell you the top five in the world, he is safe on my list. But in the field he tries to cheat, he pretends a lot. And also, how did he leave Barcelona."
Despite leaving Barcelona since 2017, Neymar has kept tabs with his former teammates like Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez with the trio hanging out sometimes when they are less busy.
His four-year reign at Barca saw him lift one Champions League, two La Ligas and a few other domestic titles.
However, Del Bosque warns the Barcelona hierarchy not to allow his popularity to influence a transfer.
"It is the clubs that must decide who to sign and who not," the Spaniard said.
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"You should not pay attention to what the players say, for that there are already sports directors and technical secretaries.
"It is very difficult for a footballer to speak ill of another footballer who has been his partner. I don't remember almost anyone who has."
Legit.ng earlier reported that Paris Saint Germain have concluded plans to allow Neymar Jr to return to Barcelona this summer but with Antoine Griezmann moving the opposite direction.
The Brazilian was linked with a move back to Camp Nou last summer but the Catalans failed to meet PSG's demands for the winger.
According to SunSport, the Parisians are now ready to allow their record signing leave but with the condition that they get the Frenchman in return.
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