Barcelona news

Pep backs Messi to thrive with Neymar

July 5, 2013
By ESPN staff
Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is confident Lionel Messi and Neymar will prove a successful partnership at Camp Nou next season.

While doubts have been expressed about the ability of two of the world's most prolific players to work together, Guardiola has no qualms over the signing of Neymar, insisting too much quality can only be a good thing for Barca.

The Spaniard, who took charge of his first match with Bayern Munich last week, believes his former club have a greater ...

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