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Neymar reiterates desire to work with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

The lure of playing for current Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is one that remains tempting to PSG forward Neymar.

football Updated: May 26, 2018 18:08 IST
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Neymar says he would like to work with Pep Guardiola, who is currently the manager of Manchester City.(AFP)

Neymar has reiterated his desire to one day play under Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar missed the chance to feature under Guardiola at Barcelona, joining the club a year after the Catalan had left his role as head coach.

Brazil forward Neymar spoke in January 2016 of his admiration for Guardiola, who enjoyed a spell at Bayern Munich between his jobs at Barca and City.

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And working with Guardiola is an ambition that Neymar still holds.

Speaking to ESPN’s Brazilian edition, Neymar said: “I have always wanted to work with Guardiola.

“It’s different, I arrived [at Barca] after he left. I really want to work with him.”

Neymar joined PSG from Barca last August in a world-record €222million move, but has already been strongly linked with a return to LaLiga and his former club’s great rivals, Real Madrid.

First Published: May 26, 2018 17:39 IST