Quique Setien Keen On Neymar's Return To FC Barcelona

Quique Setien Keen On Neymar’s Return To FC Barcelona

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Neymar Jr. Image Courtesy: Twitter

The head coach of FC Barcelona, Quique Setien, has expressed his desire of bringing back Neymar Jr. from Paris Saint-Germain to FC Barcelona. Quique Setien has also expressed his sheer willingness to coach a player like Neymar and has expressed that he returns to Barcelona sooner than later.

Neymar announced he would sign with Barcelona on 27 May 2013 and join the team after playing in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. On 3 June 2013, Neymar was unveiled by Barcelona after passing medical tests and signing a contract that would keep him at the club through June 2018. Neymar joined French club Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record fee of 222 million euros, on a contract that would run until 2022.

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Neymar left FC Barcelona for PSG in 2017/18 summer transfer window. Image Courtesy: Getty

However, ever since Neymar’s departure, there have been numerous linkup rumours with Barcelona. Now, Quique Setien has only added fuel to the fire.

Quique Setien Keen On Neymar’s Return To FC Barcelona

“I would love to be able to coach him some day,” said Quique Setien, speaking to beIN Sport on Friday night.

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Quique Setien Credits: AFP

“We are talking about an exceptional level. Fortunately, I have already fulfilled one of my dreams, which was to coach (Lionel) Messi but I would be delighted if Neymar comes,” Quique Setien added.

La Liga Given Green Flag To Resume Action From June 8

Spain’s premier football league, La Liga is set to return from June 8 next month. The Spanish Prime Minister, on Saturday, confirmed the resumption of the league with effect from June 8. La Liga clubs have already started training after having a break of almost two months due to the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Spanish top flight has been suspended since March because of the coronavirus but will be back next month. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed in an address to the nation that many daily activities will be allowed to start up again, confirming the date football will be allowed to be played again.

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