Pele says Chelsea, Man Utd target Neymar not ready for English game

Pele has reaffirmed his belief that Santos star Neymar isn't ready for the Premier League.

Barcelona are favourites for the Brazilian, though Chelsea and Manchester United are also being linked with Neymar this season.

"I disagree that Neymar should leave for Europe now. Last year Neymar's agent spoke to his father, because he had an offer to go to England," Pele told Fox Sports.

"When I found out, I went to see them and told them it wasn't the right time to make the leap into English football, because it's very tough and Neymar, who is an excellent player, isn't physically up to it."

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