- The former Barcelona player agrees that Neymar is an incredible football player.
- However, the way he left Barca should discourage Bartomeu from signing the Brazilian
- Lautaro, on the other hand, fits perfectly to the needs of the team, according to Carrasco.
"Neymar's football is endless, he has a vast catalogue, he is a marvellous player, but he left in a way that if I were Bartomeu or technical director, I would not agree to his return," Blaugrana great Lobo Carrasco told Diario AS.
"Lautaro [Martinez] would have more specific weight at Barca due to the needs of the team."
It is no surprise that the 61-year-old has chosen Lautaro over Neymar considering that signing a striker is a way more urging need for the Catalans than brining back the Brazilian, who's off the pitch antics should indeed cause some reservations.
The club tried to land Ney last summer but Paris Saint-Germain refused to cooperate. This season, such a deal is even less probable.
The pandemic has crippled Barca's economy, that is a fact. As you may remember, the players have agreed to take pay cuts in order to help the club survive.
It is unlikely that Barca will afford more than one big-money transfer. Lautaro Martinez remains the club's top target for this summer. The Argentine has managed 16 goals and four assists in 31 appearances.
So Neymar might stay at Parc des Princes after all. He's bagged 18 goals and 10 assists for the Ligue 1 champions in 22 appearances so far this season.
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