Santos president Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro is certainly not open to the idea of offloading Neymar to Manchester City.

A recent report in Mundo Deportivo suggests that City were willing to let Santos name their price to purchase the 21-year old but Ribeiro indicates he will flatly refuse their proposals or that of any other interested club.

"I anticipate my answer to any bids that might come: the answer is no," he said.

"Neymar will stay at Santos until 2014, and I hope that he'll continue here for even longer."

He added in regards to interest from Barcelona and Real Madrid in 2011: "I have a very clear basis for Neymar staying here, resisting offers from the Spanish clubs, for one basic reason: he's happy.

"He costs us a relatively modest amount of money, given his talent. His presence translates into intangible gains, like our fan base growing 20% in the last two years."

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