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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique refuses to deny Neymar Manchester United links

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique refused to comment on the rumours linking Neymar with Manchester United, as talk of a huge transfer continues.

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In the Daily Mail, Luis Enrique has refused to rule out a move for Neymar from Manchester United. The Barcelona man said that he did not comment on 'rumours', which does suggest that something could be happening. Of course that something is an incredibly unllkely move for Neymar. He presumably just wants a new contract, and it's not in his, or his agent's, interest, to discourage any desire from United to make the deal happen. You can read about that here.

The Sun, meanwhile, who launched the Neymar story, continue to back up Louis van Gaal's interest in only the best strikers in the world - nobody else could improve the side. That would include Neymar, obviously, but there's no hint that moves are at a serious stage.

In the Manchester Evening News, they've got a blog arguing that Van Gaal is reluctant to move in the transfer market unless he's confident in the player he's going for, having been made wary by the failures of Radamel Falcao and Angel Di Maria. It sounds like speculative guff in some ways, but Van Gaal and United are certainly taking their time to do the necessary.

In the Liverpool Echo, they think that Everton are after loaning Adnan Januzaj from United for a year. He's been linked with a similar move to Sunderland, but having seen the state they are in at the moment, compared to Everton, it would probably be far more sensible to have a year under Roberto Martinez if he has the choice.