Neymar walked into old dressing room and made promise about next club

Neymar is already planning his next step, with a return to boyhood club Santos potentially in the works.

The 32-year-old, who currently plies his trade at Al Hilal, is currently sidelined with a knee ligament injury and has only made five appearances for the Saudi Pro League side.


Neymar made just five appearances, scoring one goal, for Al Hilal before his season-ending injury.Credit: Getty

Neymar was recently the guest of honor at the Campeonato Paulista final between Santos and Palmeiras, won by the former team.

The Brazilian spent time interacting with Santos players behind the scenes before taking to the pitch in front of a devoted fan base.

Fans demanded his return as he presented the Paulista Trophy, with a club official later confirming to Brazilian media outlet UOL that Neymar, Brazil’s all-time top scorer, had committed to returning to his homeland one day. time he would have become a free agent in 2025.

It appears the former Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain playmaker made the pledge during a visit to the Santos dressing room ahead of the final.

Rumors of Neymar joining his former Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez at Inter Miami in MLS had recently increased.

This speculation intensified after Neymar was spotted alongside David Beckham, one of the club’s owners, in the United States during his absence.

However, the latest revelation indicates that Neymar has no plans to reunite the famous ‘MSN’ trio in the United States and instead prefers to make a return to Santos.

Brazilian journalist Admiring Quintino also backed up his claims about a potential return to his homeland in the near future.

He is expected to join boyhood club Santos in 2025 ahead of the World Cup a year later.


He is expected to join boyhood club Santos in 2025 ahead of the World Cup a year later.Credit: getty
Neymar is the Brazilian men's team's top scorer


Neymar is the Brazilian men’s team’s top scorerCredit: AFP

“In conversations with friends of Neymar Senior and Neymar Junior, I received the information that they had not signed a four-year contract with the Saudis but rather a two-year contract so that he could return (in Santos) a year before the World Cup,” he said.

“Neymar approached Santos and asked to come back. I have mutual friends with Neymar, who I won’t name, but he has a very strong desire to come back to Santos.”

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