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Eto'o: Neymar an extraordinary signing for Barcelona

Barcelona hero Samuel Eto'o is backing their move to re-sign Neymar from PSG.

Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu is exploring how he can buy back the Brazilian, who has resisted new contract talks with PSG to stay clear for a Nou Camp return.

Eto'o says signing Neymar would be a great coup for the Catalans.

He said, "In terms of football, there is no doubt that he is one of the best 3 or 5 in the world, he can make a difference.

"I played with him and he has a positive character. A transfer for Neymar would be beneficial for Barça, it would be an extraordinary signing to make a difference."

Sassuolo defender Marlon, also formerly of Barca, agrees.

He also said, "Barça is a stage for great players. This is what Neymar is and he would do well to go back."

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