Analysis – Four alternatives to Neymar for Barcelona

The transfer window is upon us, and that means a slew of transfer rumours have begun to spin. The biggest of those so far has been Neymar being linked with a return to Barcelona.

Neymar may be the star of the show at Paris Saint Germain, but it’s fair to say his move to France has not worked out.

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Not only has Neymar failed to kick on and prove himself outside of Lionel Messi’s shadow, but he’s also was unable to help PSG take the significant step up that they had anticipated his signing would help them to.

A return to Barcelona has now been mooted. It’s easy to see both parties being keen to get it done. But could Barcelona look elsewhere if that’s a position they want to add in? We’ve looked at four alternatives to Neymar for them.



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