Fast forward, and sections of the Brazilian and Spanish media reignited the deal this month, saying that Neymar wants to emerge out of Messi's shadow - which couldn't happen for a while seeing as Messi has agreed a new Barcelona contract until 2021.
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"Nobody will accept it to (not) have two clasicos a year," he said.
Bartomeu tells AP that Xavi will coach Barcelona some day →