The Barcelona forward, Neymar is so optimistic of getting a contract at the club despite not opening up about his future.
Although he has three years left on his contract, Barcelona are looking to give Neymar a bumper contract. Real madrid and city are also looking to offer the Brazilian a deal.
The 23-year-old says there is no truth in rumours of a move to the
Eithad Stadium, but could not give any assurances over his future when
speaking to the media at Barcelona airport.
“We’re talking about my renewal. I’m optimistic. But I don’t know what will happen,” he said.
asked if he would follow Guardiola to City, he replied, laughing: “No,
not that,” before adding of his long-term future: “I don’t know. Life is
Brazil icon Pele has criticised Neymar for a lack of
all-round team play in recent weeks but the former Santos forward was
happy to dismiss it.
“I didn’t hear it. Pele can say what he likes, I talk about my work,” he said.
Barcelona star Ronaldinho has been effusive in his praise, however,
describing Neymar as his natural heir for the Brazil senior side.
“He’s great, he’s a legend. The best Brazilian who’s played for Barcelona,” Neymar added.