Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has backed Forward Neymar to stay at Paris Saint-Germain.
He also said that he wants Neymar to take care of himself and avoid injuries because the Brazilian international has had a lot of wounds in the past.
OLAGIST had reported that Neymar has been consistently linked with a return to Barcelona since joining PSG in 2017 for a world-record deal of £222 million.
The 27-year-old had already revealed his intention to leave PSG for Barcelona in this summer’s transfer window.
Asked to comment on reports linking Neymar with a move away from PSG, Ronaldo told Marca:
“I don’t know. He’s a great player and I get along with him very well. There is a lot of talk about him, for Madrid, Barca, Juve.
“It is the job of the press, because you have to sell papers, but I think Neymar will stay in Paris and, if not, look for where he is happy and where he can express his football.
“I hope he will avoid injuries, because he has had a lot of them and that must worry him.
“I worry because I like to see the boy playing. Regardless of where he plays, [it is important he] takes care of himself and has no injuries. That’s what I want for him.”
Ronaldo left Spanish La Liga 12 months after Neymar to joined Juventus from Real Madrid.