Neymar's latest comments about Pep Guardiola makes for very interesting reading

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Neymar's future looks set to be the major talking point for a second straight summer transfer window.

The Brazilian only made the €222 million from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain nine months ago, but his time in the French capital could soon be coming to an end.

Neymar has been successful on the pitch; he scored 28 goals in 30 games for the club before a foot injury sustained in February kept him out for the rest of the French side's season.

Buoyed on by his signing, the team also enjoyed better fortunes.

They wrestled back the Ligue 1 title, finishing 13 points clear of last year's champions, Monaco.

And the Parisians completed a domestic treble by winning both the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue.

However, there has still been rumours that Neymar is unhappy in France, leading to reports linking him with a move away.

He has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid, while a shock transfer to Manchester United has also been touted.

But, if he does leave PSG, could he move elsewhere?

It seems Manchester City could well be a possibility.

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That is judging by Neymar's words in his latest interview, where he talks about his desire to play under Pep Guardiola in the future.

"I have always wanted to work with Guardiola," he told ESPN Brasil.

"He's different, I arrived [at Barca] after he left. I would love to work with him."

Interesting. Neymar clearly has a lot of respect for the Spaniard.

There's no doubt that Manchester City have the financial capabilities to make a move for Neymar.

Now that the Brazilian has spoken about Guardiola in such a way, could Manchester City be temped to make a move?



Former Barcelona player and fellow countryman Rivaldo thinks that Neymar should leave to either Real Madrid or the Premier League.

The 46-year-old believes that he will have a stronger chance of winning the Ballon d'Or if he moves to a team in a stronger league.

"I think that going to Real Madrid, or to some club in England, I think he will have more chances [of winning the Ballon d'Or]," Rivaldo told Sky Sports News.

"I mean no offence, but we know that the French league is not the same as the Spanish or English league, where there's more difficulty.

"I think he [Neymar] would have more chances to win the Champions League, so... when a player wins the Champions League, he has more chances of being the best in the world."

Where should Neymar make the move to this summer? Or do you think he should stay at PSG? Have your say by leaving a comment below.

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