Neymar compares to Messi but had to leave Barcelona - Alves

Neymar is already "up there" with Lionel Messi but made the right decision to leave Barcelona to escape the Argentine's shadow, believes compatriot and Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Dani Alves.

PSG made Neymar the world's most expensive player when they paid his €222million Barcelona release clause in August, although constant media speculation has since linked him with a move to Barca's rivals Real Madrid.

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