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Newcastle midfielder Joelinton tells Neymar: You need to join us here!

Newcastle United midfielder Joelinton is backing PSG star Neymar to join him on Tyneside.

Newcastle's Samba star Joelinton was joined in the North East by compatriot Bruno Guimaraes in January - and he revealed he will get Bruno to turn agent and invite Neymar to Tyneside.

Speaking on the Cast FC podcast, Joelinton said: “We can get him a spot. If he comes it will be…I can't explain it.

“The man is an idol, huge in world football, so the invitation is done.

“Ney, if you are listening to this, you can come!"

Joelinton, 25, even went as far as to offer Neymar Allan Saint-Maximin's shirt number.

He added: “The 10 shirt is waiting for him.

“I'll send a message to Bruno. Bruno has his contact. He can send a message inviting Ney to play there."

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