You are here: Home » Sports » FIFA World Cup 2018 » News
Business Standard

Neymar rubbishes Real Madrid rumours, says his only focus is World Cup 2018

Neymar has been consistently linked with a move to the Bernabeu this summer

IANS  |  Rio de Janeiro 

Brazil

and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star striker has rubbished rumours linking him to Spanish giants Real Madrid, also revealing that he is not fully fit after training for a week with in their preparations.

"My focus is Brazil, people are talking nonsense and that is not worth answering," was quoted as saying by espnfc at Brazil's confederation headquarters in

has been consistently linked with a move to the Bernabeu this summer.

On his recovery from a foot suffered in February, the former added: "Physically I am well, my foot is fine. I am adapting to a few things. I still feel some discomfort, but it is not something that will trouble me," the 26-year-old said.

Asked how well he was feeling now, Neymar said: "Not 100 percent yet. But that comes with time. It is normal that I have this fear of making complete movements. Let's take it easy, there are still many days until the (World Cup) opener and I will be 100 percent then."

Brazil will take on in a friendly on June 3, and Neymar -- who has not played a match since the -- hopes to be on the pitch again for that game in

"I am ready to play, there is nothing that can stop me," he said. "What I feel today is this fear because I am coming back now."

First Published: Mon, May 28 2018. 21:19 IST