Messi reveals his biggest fear about Neymar transfer

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/10/2019

Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi has revealed his biggest fear about Neymar’s proposed return to La Liga.

Messi was of the view that Neymar would quit Paris Saint-Germain during the summer and he thought Neymar will make a move to Real Madrid to strengthen the Los Blancos squad following the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo.

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The Brazilian attacker made no secret of quitting the Ligue 1 outfit after spending two seasons with the capital club and Real Madrid and Barcelona were serious battle to land the former Santos attacker.

"I really thought Neymar would go to Real Madrid if he didn't come here," Messi said in an interview with RAC1, the full version of which will be broadcast on Wednesday.

"He really wanted to leave Paris and he'd shown it.

"And I thought that Florentino [Perez] and Real Madrid were going to do something to sign him."