The Brazil global looked to force through a move away from the Parc des Princes after struggling to find his best form since his world-record £198million move back in 2017 from the Nou Camp.
In an interview with Sport, Messi admitted he would have enjoyed having Neymar back at Camp Nou, but understood the difficulties of the transfer window. "With his level and sponsors, it would have been a big gain for the club", Messi added. It would have given the club a lift too. "But hey, it didn't happen".
Last week, reports surfaced in Spanish media that the club-record goalscorer would have the option to walk away for free at the end of the current season.
"I didn't have much information on how the negotiations were going to say if Barcelona did everything possible".
I don't know what happened with the board. I know that I spoke with Ney and he told me how things were going. He really wanted to come. "And with him on the sponsorship and image front the club would have also taken a step up". I also understand that it is very hard to negotiate with the PSG after all the round trips that it has with Barcelona.
"From a sporting standpoint, Neymar is one of the best in the world".
"However, it is certainly true that negotiating with PSG isn't easy". Let us know in the comments section below.
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"I've said throughout my career that this is my home. In the end, not everything is very clear". 'He needs to make that change to be more professional, to put that idea into his head, so he can be a success at Barcelona like he wants to be'.
"We never asked for Neymar's signing, we simply gave our opinion". We did not impose anything.
Asked about the player who did arrive in the summer, Antoine Griezmann, Messi is far less enthusiastic.
And Messi feels Barcelona have enough to be competitive without Neymar in their ranks.
No, I would have liked for him to return but I think we have a spectacular squad and can achieve everything without him. So no, I'm not disappointed.
Tottenham could swap Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen for Juventus's Argentina forward Paulo Dybala during the January transfer window, according to the Daily Express.
An estimated 2,500 people are listed as missing in the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian's aftermath , the government said Wednesday. Dorian was packing sustained winds of 185mph (295km/h) when it made landfall at Elbow Cay on the Abacos on 1 September.
I think her returns make me play better and put pressure on my serve. "I'm not used to this", he said. Bianca Andreescu had a meteoric rise this year, after starting the season ranked 150th in the world.
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Now, the final Test of this Ashes summer will mark Bayliss's 59th, and final, Test as England head coach. There's been great spirit throughout. "People can make of it what they like but that's the truth".
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We worked on how he could get behind the line and open up scoring areas and overcome his dismissals against the short ball. He elaborated "We worked on his alignments, positioning on the crease, his approach in seaming conditions".
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