Barcelona signing Neymar: Alves, Adriano will be important for me

Neymar admits Barcelona's Brazilians have already welcomed him to the club. The former Santos star is close to Daniel Alves.

Neymar admits Barcelona's Brazilians have already welcomed him to the club.

The former Santos star is close to Daniel Alves.

He said: “Dani has always had good things to say about Barcelona. He speaks well of the city, but especially the group, the team. This team is marvelous. Great players play here, they are good friends, and that’s important for a team. Dani told me that this is what I’d find in Barcelona. He encouraged me to come. Adriano also spoke to me about Barça, and he also encouraged me. And now I’m here.”

On Adriano, he added: “He welcomed me to the Club and he wished me luck. Adriano is a great person. We have a fantastic relationship, and now I get to be in the same team as my friend.”

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