FC Barcelona President says club wants to keep Neymar
21 July 2017 | 5:41 am
FC Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu discusses the Neymar’s contract situation, Lionel Messi, the transfer window, penetrating the U.S. market and the financial state of the club.
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