Ballon d'Or 2019 30-man shortlist has been released and Neymar is conspicuously missing due to the terrible year he's had so far. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are among the contenders for the annual prestigious award.
Lionel Messi has revealed that there are some people in Barcelona that do not want Neymar to return to the club. It is understood Paris Saint-Germian and Barcelona have met regarding the Brazilian's return to Spain in January.
Paris-Saint-Germain star Neymar on Sunday, October 13, suffered an injury while playing for the Brazilian national team against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Singapore.
Samuel Chukwueze has become the latest transfer target for Barcelona if they fail to land Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain in January. The Spanish champions are interested in signing the Villarreal winger to bolster their squad.
Brazil superstar Neymar will be out for four weeks after suffering a grade two hamstring strain during Nigeria’s friendly. The 27-year-old Neymar, who is back in Paris from Singapore, commenced his recovery on Monday.
Brazil vs Nigeria ended 1-1 as both teams shared the spoils but before the game, Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi had warned Chidozie Awaziem to be wary of Neymar's threat.