Last Updated: Sat, 09 Feb 2013 11:15
Brazil superstar Neymar will not join Manchester City in the summer, insists Santos club president Luis Alvaro de Oliveira Ribeiro.
The 21-year-old has become one of the hottest properties in world football over the last couple of years, after top performances for both club and country.
The Santos man has scored 128 goals in 207 games for his club along with 17 goals in 26 games for Brazil and his goals-per-game ratio is better than Lionel Messi's at that age.
Ribeiro has played down talk of the youngster making the move to England, while Barcelona and Real Madrid are both reported to be keeping tabs on the player as well.
"I anticipate my answer to any bids that might come: the answer is no," Ribeiro said.
"Neymar will stay at Santos until 2014, and I hope that he'll continue here for even longer."
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