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Barcelona captain Messi: Not enough done to bring back Neymar

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi feels they didn't do enough to bring Neymar back from PSG.

With negotiations ongoing right until the final hours of the transfer window, no deal was agreed and Neymar will stay at Paris Saint-Germain for the foreseeable future.

"I would have loved Neymar to have rejoined the club," Messi told Sport. "Honestly, I don't know if Barcelona did everything possible to ensure his return.

"However, it is certainly true that negotiating with PSG isn't easy.

"On a sporting level, Neymar is one of the best in the world. The club would also have taken a leap in terms of the level of image rights and sponsors.

"I never asked for the signing of Neymar. All I did was give my opinion.

"I'm not disappointed [that he didn't sign]. We have a have a spectacular squad, which can compete for everything, even without Neymar."

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