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Iniesta backing Barcelona return for Neymar

Former Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta supports the return of Neymar from PSG.

The Brazilian has been linked with a return to his former club after leaving for Paris Saint-Germain in 2017.

"He's one of the best forwards out there, not just now," Iniesta said at an Asics event in Barcelona.

"He'd be a great signing for Barcelona, another thing is whether it's necessary or not. For me, he's one of the best and he'd be a great signing."

Iniesta himself is currently playing for Vissel Kobe in Japan and is thoroughly enjoying his time there.

"I'm feeling really happy at the moment, with hunger and excitement," he noted.

"I love where I am, I've enjoyed this year a lot. This year stays with me and the next one and I hope to fulfil it. Then we'll see.

"I don't have long-term plans because this can change in a matter of days. What is important to me is this: being happy and playing football.

"I like the league that I'm in, I still feel like a footballer and I want to improve. Let's hope [I'm in Japan] for many years, but there will be a day that it will have to come to an end.

"Will I retire here? I hope so. I've got two years left on my contract and I don't know if I will have the strength to continue [beyond that]. We'll see.

"The topic of coaching is something that I fancy [doing]. I would love to return to Barcelona at one point in my life, but that's a prediction. Now I still feel like a footballer."


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