Neymar backing Barcelona bid for Man Utd ace Rooney

Neymar hopes Barcelona can sign Manchester United star Wayne Rooney.
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Neymar hopes Barcelona can sign Manchester United star Wayne Rooney.

Neymar was amazed by Rooney during England's draw with Brazil last month in the Maracana.

He said: “It does not surprise me at all that Barcelona is Wayne Rooney’s first choice — we are most players’ first choice.

“The style of football we play and the level of the players we have — we are the perfect club for the top players to join.

“I have met Wayne on a few occasions and he seems a good guy, but importantly he is one of the players I admire most in the world.

“Wayne is one of the most gifted and technical players in the world.

“Of course he would improve Barcelona — he would improve any club in Europe.

“And on a personal level it would be a dream to play with him.”

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