Daniel Alves admits he's told Brazil teammate Neymar to join him at Barcelona. The Santos star is mulling over offers from Barca and Real Madrid.

"I've already spoken to him," Barca fullback Alves told El Mundo Deportivo. "He knows what I think.

"I told him if he wants to grow as a player, and also wants to do well for Brazil, he needs to play in a more competitive league and for a club like Barca. That would be perfect for him."