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Schweinsteiger keen to see Man Utd target Neymar at Bayern Munich

Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger would like to see Barcelona star Neymar move to Bayern Munich.

Neymar has been linked with Manchester United, another of Schweinsteiger's former clubs.

But he told Goal: "That's difficult, but if you ask me which kind of player I would like to see in the Bayern Munich jersey then I would probably say I would like to see Neymar in a Bayern Munich jersey.

"But I don't know if he wants to.

"(The connection) actually came from (former Bayern Munich defender) Dante. He was playing with him in the Selecao, and he wanted to have a shirt of mine so I gave Dante a shirt of mine for Neymar.

"Every time when we played against each other there was a lot of respect.

"I also remember in 2014 when we won the World Cup in Brazil, and I met him during my vacation — it was a coincidence," Schweinsteiger added.

"Then we spent some hours or some days together, so it was quite fun. He's good guy. He's a typical Brazilian. His heart is good. He's a good person and, for me, one of the best players at the moment."

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