Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says it will be "impossible" to take Neymar from Barcelona, and that it would be "absurd" for him to ask the Old Trafford club to try.
Neymar has recently put in a string of dazzling, match-winning performances for club and country as he's begun to deliver on the promise that compelled Barcelona to spend upwards of €88 million to bring him in from Santos in 2013.
Lionel Messi has asserted his innocence after being hit with a four-match international ban for verbally abusing a match official in Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Chile last week, saying he was yelling "to the air."
Barcelona forward Neymar has said that the Selecao are back to playing "the Brazilian way," and credited coach Tite for turning the team around as they became the first nation to qualify for next year's World Cup, alongside host Russia.
The former Corinthians coach has led Brazil to nine consecutive wins since taking over as manager, and the team have scored 25 goals and conceded just two. They won 4-1 against Uruguay in Montevideo last week, and they bested Paraguay 3-0 on Tuesday to seal their...