Rafinha: I hope Neymar returns to Barcelona

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Philippe Coutinho's agent Kia Joorabchian says that the Barcelona midfielder will remain with the Spanish champions amid reports linking him with a move away from the Catalan club.

Coutinho, although disappointed to be leaving Camp Nou, is aware that his 18 months with the Blaugrana have not been good for his career and is now looking for a new challenge.

Barcelona are reportedly ready to offer Philippe Coutinho plus cash in a deal that will make them to lure Brazil global Neymar back to the Camp Nou.

Neymar left Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain for a world record fee of 222 million euros in August 2017, but could make a surprise move back to Camp Nou this summer.

Meanwhile, Griezmann's future remains unresolved, with the France worldwide having told Atletico at the end of last season he was going to move on, and his buyout clause having dropped to €120m on July 1. They are asking for €105m for the former Liverpool player and have received a number of inquiries.

It is Esporte Interativo in Brazil that is responsible for claiming that Neymar Sr. has already arrived in Barcelona to meet famous transfer broker Andre Cury.

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Coutinho is now with Brazil for the Copa America, having helped guide the team to the finale of the tournament on home soil.

Sport believe that the only way Barcelona could pull off a deal for Neymar would be in a cash plus player deal which is where Coutinho comes into the fold.

There has not yet been direct contact between PSG and Barca.

Juninho, who played for Atletico Madrid in Spain, told Efe: "If I owned a team, I would like to have Neymar".

Information from ESPN FC's PSG correspondent Jonathan Johnson and Barcelona correspondent Sam Marsden was used in this report. They further explain that for him to end up at Barca, the Spanish champions will have to include Ivan Rakitic, along with Coutinho.

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