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Papers: Neymar still wants Barcelona, Quique Setien’s XI to face Real Mallorca

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Neymar is back on the front pages in Spain on Monday with a report from Mundo Deportivo explaining the Brazilian has told his PSG team-mates he wants to return to the Camp Nou.

Speculation surrounding Neymar and Barcelona has gone a little quiet recently, but MD reckon a move is still on despite the Catalans’ financial problems.

The Brazilian is on the front page with the headline: “I want to go to Barcelona.”

Neymar has already turned down the offer of a new contract at PSG and has now told his closest confidantes in the dressing room that he wants to leave for Barca.

The 28-year-old is said to be “more optimistic” than he was last summer that a deal can be done because he can go for a cheaper price - €164 million, according to the report.

Neymar is also hoping for a strong finish to the season to help convince Barca to splash out on him. Ligue 1 is over but Neymar is eyeing winning the Champions League with PSG.

Over at Sport the talk is all about the starting XI Quique Setien will field against Real Mallorca on Saturday.

In defence Samuel Umtiti will come in for the suspended Clement Lenglet, while Sergi Roberto will get the nod over Nelson Semedo as the right-back has a knock.

Arturo Vidal will be preferred to Arthur in midfield, and in attack Lionel Messi is doing everything he can to be fit for the game.

Setien is a little unsure as to whether to start Luis Suarez after such a lengthy absence, and if he does err on the side of caution then he’ll turn to Martin Braithwaite instead.

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