Barcelona's Neymar breaks past Juventus' Stefano Sturaro. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Denials from Barcelona are doing little to halt the fervor that Brazil star Neymar could be joining Paris Saint-Germain in a transfer that more than doubles the world record.Neymar is still playing for Barcelona, warming up for the new season by scoring twice against Juventus in a friendly Saturday.But Neymar left the stadium in New Jersey without saying anything to reporters, allowing speculation he will imminently join PSG for 220 million euros ($253 million) to persist.Barcelona's league campaign begins on Aug. 20, while PSG's season opener is in less than two weeks on Aug. 5 .PSG lost 6-1 away to Barcelona in the last 16, with PSG's tormentor being Neymar.PSG reportedly was ready to pay 190 million euros.FEELING AT HOME The PSG squad features several of Neymar's compatriots.PSG also recently signed rampaging Brazilian full-back Dani Alves from Juventus.INTO THE TEAMWhich position would Neymar play for PSG?Having waited three years to become PSG's No. 1, slogging it out wide right to accommodate Ibrahimovic, it is highly unlikely Cavani would welcome doing the same again if Neymar joins.PSG could be better served by signing Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, who is not as skillful as Neymar but more hardworking.
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