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Neymar eyes sensational return to Santos

Brazilian football sensation Neymar has reportedly expressed his desire to return to his former club Santos in 2025, signaling a potential homecoming amid a challenging stint with Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal.

According to reports from Brazilian outlet UOL Esporte, the former Barcelona forward has communicated his intentions to Santos officials, expressing his wish to return to the Urbano Caldeira Stadium once his contract with Al-Hilal expires.

Neymar, who was present at the Vila Belmiro on Sunday to witness Santos’ 1-0 victory against Palmeiras in the first leg of the Paulista A1 final, reportedly took the opportunity to visit the dressing room and inform players about his desire to reunite with the club in 2025.

The 32-year-old football icon began his illustrious career at Santos, experiencing a remarkable rise to stardom before moving on to prominent European clubs.

Neymar’s departure from Santos to Barcelona in July 2013 for a transfer fee of €88 million marked a significant milestone in his career trajectory.

Now, his reported inclination towards returning to Santos suggests a nostalgic homecoming that could potentially reignite the bond between the player and his boyhood club.

While the prospect of Neymar’s return to Santos remains speculative at this stage, his apparent interest in reuniting with the club has undoubtedly sparked excitement among fans, reigniting hopes of witnessing the football prodigy once again don the iconic Santos jersey.

It will not come as a surprise as South American players are known to always rturn home towards the end of their playing career.

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