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Santos wants to hold on to Neymar - president

Posted Sunday, July 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport90 hits

MADRID (AFP) - Santos want to keep teenage striker Neymar, the Brazilian club's president Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro said Sunday in an interview published in Spain. The gifted 19-year-old, fresh from winning the Copa Libertadores with Santos, has been linked for months to a move to Real Madrid or Chelsea but Ribeiro told sports daily AS that the starlet would stay at the club. "That is my...Full Story »

Neymar set for Santos stay - Brazilian starlet to shun interest from Europe

Posted Wednesday, July 20, 2011 by skysports.com115 hits

Neymar: Is wanted by Chelsea, Real Madrid and Barcelona Speculation regarding his future continues to rage, but Brazilian starlet Neymar claims he is going nowhere. The 19-year-old forward is currently being courted by a number of European football's top clubs, with the scramble for his signature having dragged on for some months now. Chelsea, in fact, have been chasing Neymar's signature for...Full Story »

Neymar reveals Real dream - Agent says Brazilian's preference is January move to Madrid

Posted Saturday, July 09, 2011 by skysports.com217 hits

Neymar: Would like to stay at Santos until January before joining Real Brazilian starlet Neymar has declared that he would love to join Real Madrid from Santos in January. The 19-year-old has emerged as one of the most exciting young talents in world football and is not surprisingly being coveted by some of Europe's top clubs. Chelsea and Manchester United have been linked with Neymar but it ...Full Story »

Brazil to start Robinho, Neymar Alexandre Pato

Posted Saturday, July 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport100 hits

LOS CARDALES, Argentina (AP)—Mano Menezes made it clear in Friday’s practice that Robinho, Neymar and Alexandre Pato will lead Brazil’s attack in its opening match against Venezuela in the Copa America. Brazil and Argentina are the two main favorites to win the South American championship, which Brazil has won four of the last five times. Menezes, who took over after Brazil w...Full Story »

Rom gets OK in £40m Neymar bid

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 by The Sun160 hits

CHELSEA have been given permission to speak to Neymar after offering £40million for the Brazilian superstar.Santos president Luis Alvaro Ribeiro has confirmed FIVE European clubs have agreed to meet the buy-out clause in Neymar's contract.Blues owner Roman Abramovich must now see off the rival interest — believed to come from Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus and Russian club Anzhi M...Full Story »

Santos: 5 European clubs say they want Neymar 11

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011 by YAHOO Sport39 hits

Santos’ president says five European clubs have contacted him to try to sign young Brazil striker Neymar. Luis Alvaro Ribeiro said late Monday that Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Manchester City and Anzhi Makhachkala of Russia are willing to pay the ?45 million ($64 million) buyout clause in Neymar’s contract. The president told the GloboEsporte.com website he has authorized them ...Full Story »

Messi and Neymar head Copa America talent show

Posted Saturday, June 25, 2011 by YAHOO Sport389 hits

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - For another stunning season at Barcelona even by his own exalted standards Lionel Messi undoubtedly deserves the epithet of best player in the world. But La Pulga (the flea) has yet to transfer his scintillating club form to the international arena - witness his near anonymous showing in last year's World Cup quarter-final humiliation by Germany. Argentina coach Sergio B...Full Story »

Rib goes spare over Neymar bid

Posted Saturday, June 25, 2011 by The Sun189 hits

SANTOS president Luiz Ribeiro insists Neymar can earn as much in Brazil as he could by joining Chelsea.The £40million-rated striker is also wanted by Real Madrid.But Ribeiro said: "I will break my own hand in order not to sign a contract to sell Neymar."He has a career plan at Santos which permits him to earn the same as abroad."Full Story »

Neymar goes Mad for Mourinho

Posted Saturday, June 18, 2011 by The Sun413 hits

JOSE MOURINHO has beaten old boss Roman Abramovich in the race to sign Neymar. The Real Madrid coach is ready to pay the £40million demanded by Brazil side Santos for their strike star, 19. Chelsea's billionaire owner will not budge above £30m and a club source admitted: "Jose is ready to pay the asking price but Abramovich thinks £30m is a fair price for someone who's only 19...Full Story »

Neymar agent hints at Real move - Teenager's agent insists 'anything is possible'

Posted Friday, June 10, 2011 by skysports.com221 hits

Neymar: Has been linked with a host of top clubs this summer The agent of Brazilian wonderkid Neymar is refusing to rule out the striker joining Real Madrid this summer. The 19-year-old is widely regarded as the best young player in the world, and Santos have already fended off bids of around £30million to keep him. Chelsea and Barcelona have been tracking Neymar for a number of years, b...Full Story »

Chelsea must pay £41m for Neymar

Posted Thursday, June 09, 2011 by The Sun287 hits

CHELSEA have been told they will have to pay £41million to sign Samba wonderkid Neymar.The warning comes from Neymar's agent Wagner Ribeiro, who claims ALL the world's top clubs are chasing the striker. Blues owner Roman Abramovich has already had one bid knocked back by Brazilian club Santos. Ribeiro said: "Last year Santos received an offer of £32m from Chelsea and it was rejecte...Full Story »

Brazil 1-0 Romania: Neymar shines in Ronaldo's farewell match

Posted Wednesday, June 08, 2011 by YAHOO Sport315 hits

The farewell match for Ronaldo captivated Brazil as the national side took down Romania 1-0 in the striker's last appearance in green and yellow. Neymar showed his skill to beat goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu, taking the ball to the end line before chipping a soft cross to Fred, who put the ball in the net for the 1-0 scoreline. Ronaldo played 15 minutes but missed on all three of his chances,...Full Story »

Rom closes in on £23m Neymar

Posted Saturday, May 28, 2011 by The Sun209 hits

CHELSEA have made a fresh swoop for Brazil striker Neymar.The Blues missed out on the Santos star last summer, having a £19million bid rejected.But this time the Stamford Bridge side are confident of closing a £23m deal with the Brazilian outfit.Billionaire Blues owner Roman Abramovich has made capturing the exciting forward a top priority and is now set to speak directly to Neymar, ...Full Story »

Neymar's Santos favored to win Brazilian league

Posted Saturday, May 21, 2011 by YAHOO Sport23 hits

SAO PAULO (AP)—The Brazilian league begins this weekend with Santos favored to win the title thanks to the experience of coach Muricy Ramalho and the young talent of striker Neymar and playmaker Paulo Henrique Ganso. Neymar and Ganso are touted as the future stars of Brazil’s national team, while Ramalho has won four of the last five league titles, giving Santos a clear edge heading...Full Story »

Neymar won't apologise to Scots over 'racism' claim

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2011 by sports.yahoo.com17 hits

SAO PAULO (AFP) - Brazilian striker Neymar said on Friday he wouldn't apologise to Scottish fans after claiming he was the victim of racism in last Sunday's friendly international in London. Neymar made the claim after a banana was thrown onto to the pitch while he also accused Scottish fans of racist abuse after being repeatedly jeered during the match at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium. The Brazi...Full Story »

Brazil star Neymar in race row after banana thrown

Posted Monday, March 28, 2011 by YAHOO Sport24 hits

LONDON (AFP) - Brazil star Neymar was at the centre of a racism row after the teenager claimed a banana was thrown at him during Sunday's 2-0 friendly win over Scotland in London on Sunday. Santos striker Neymar scored twice to seal Brazil's win at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, but the 19-year-old's memorable day turned sour when he was allegedly subjected to a racist attack. A Brazilian press o...Full Story »

Santos may report Chelsea to FIFA over Neymar bids

Posted Friday, August 13, 2010 by YAHOO Sport94 hits

SAO PAULO (AP)—Santos says it could report Chelsea to FIFA for allegedly trying to lure striker Neymar without talking to the Brazilian club first. Santos president Luis Alvaro Ribeiro says Chelsea is insisting on reaching out to Neymar for transfer talks even though the club has already denied an offer made for the 18-year-old striker. Neymar and his father reportedly met with Chelsea o...Full Story »

Menezes calls up Pato, Ganso, Neymar for debut

Posted Tuesday, July 27, 2010 by YAHOO Sport81 hits

SAO PAULO (AP)—New Brazil coach Mano Menezes has chosen a young squad for the national team’s first match after the World Cup, picking Alexandre Pato, Paulo Henrique Ganso and Neymar for the friendly against the United States next month. Only four players were included from Brazil’s World Cup squad in South Africa—Daniel Alves, Ramires, Thiago Silva and Robinho. Kaka, Lu...Full Story »

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