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Neymar 'not yet 100%' but ready to play for Brazil

Neymar reveals which Premier League manager he would'love to work with

"He's getting better every day, getting faster, more agile and more hard to defend against", said Manchester City's Danilo, who knows Neymar from his Santos days.

Neymar has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona's arch rivals Real Madrid after leaving Barça for Paris Saint-Germain in ignominious circumstances a year ago. "I'm feeling a bit of discomfort but it's not going to stop me from playing".

"I've always wanted to work with Guardiola", Neymar told ESPN Brasil. "I would have an understanding with him, I find it easy to understand all players". "Of course he needs a little time to adjust", Lasmar said as quoted by Globoesporte. "What I feel today is this fear because I am coming back now". The Brazilian star will be focusing on the World Cup this summer as he looks to wipe the tears of 2014. "I hope (the dream) ends with the title".

After Saturday's training Neymar welcomed his girlfriend, actress Bruna Marquezine, and family members to the Granja Comary training ground.

He is nearing full fitness for his national team as they continue their preparations for this year's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation next month.

Asked about speculation linking him to Real Madrid, he answered: "My focus is Brazil, people are saying nonsense and that is not worth answering".

Brazil's football confederation spokesman Vinicius Rodrigues said coach Tite made a decision to give the three players more time to rest before they join the squad.

He finished his last training session with Brazil on home soil, before the team sets up camp in London on Monday.

Brazil will stay in London for training until June 8.