Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has named team-mate Lionel Messi as the best player in the world and admits the Argentine is 'unsellable'.
Many commentators have cast doubt over the new Barcelona signing Neymar suggesting the Spanish champions won't be able to utilise both South American superstars in their squad.
Barcelona's former coach and club legend Johan Cruyff recently said: "With Neymar on board, I would have planned for the possibility of selling Messi, and some would agree with that, others not."
However, Spanish centre-back Pique has ruled out that Messi can be sold by Barcelona.
Talking to newspaper Sport, Pique said: "He is the best player in the world and has given us so much, it is impossible to think of him not being here."
"It has been like that in the last few years, we know how important he is for us and it would be stupid not to use him.
"When you don't have the best player in the world you want to sign him so it does not make sense not using him when you have him," he insisted.
While the former Manchester United defender added about new Brazilian signing Neymar.
"Around him there has been a lot said and it is normal that an image is built up on the outside.
"He seems a very calm, easy-going person and should adjust here very well. I am sure that being the star he already is, he will do that with little problem," he continued.
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