A host of Europe's top clubs have all been linked with Neymar's signature and it's no surprise why. 

Neymar has already made himself a vital part of the Brazilian national team and has scored 135 goals for Santos at just 21-years of age, a feat most footballers would be proud of even in the Brazilian League.

He has not only been successful at club level but also at international level. Neymar already has 31 caps for the Brazil since his debut against the United States back in August 2010 scoring 19 goals, only 14 behind Brazil legend Ronaldinho.

He has also been extremely successful with his team winning one Copa Libertadores in 2011, one Copa do Brasil in 2010, one Recopa Sudamerica in 2012 and winning the past three Brazilian Leagues. He has also won a Silver medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games after losing 2-0 to Mexico in the final.

He has also won plenty of honours on a personal level winning both the best player and best forward in the Brazilian League in the past three season, the best player in the Copa Libertadores in their winning season in 2011 and also picking up the FIFA Club World Cup Bronze ball in 2011.

With all of these achievements at a young age it is no surprise teams like Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea are interested in him, but is it worth the risk paying such a high transfer fee for a player who has been untested in Europe. And Santos have made it clear that they wont be selling cheap. 

He has been in top form this season scoring 12 goals in 13 games and transfer speculation is ever constant but will Neymar make the move that other top young Brazilian talents such as Lucas Moura and Oscar have made this season?

Neymar has reiterated time and time again that he doesnt plan to move on until after the  Brazil World Cup 2014 but if a big team in Europe comes in with a massive offer for his services he may have to reconsider his options.

Personally I feel that Neymar may take some time to settle in Europe before he starts scoring week in week out as he has done so regularly in Brazil in recent years.

However the fee that teams are expected to pay for them may not be worth the risk incase he finds it hard to settle. 

Let us know where you stand by leaving a comment with your opinion.

 

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