Neymar has revealed that Brazil team-mate Ronaldinho has been trying to convince him to sign for Barcelona when he eventually decides to leave Santos to test himself in Europe.
Ronaldinho is to remain at Flamengo next year after an agreement was reached between his club and management company.
Flamengo forward Ronaldinho does not want to quit the Brazilian club and return to Europe, according to his brother and agent Roberto de Assis Moreira.
Flamengo playmaker Ronaldinho has outlined his desire to become a permanent fixture of the Brazil squad again, insisting he can "make a positive contribution to the national team".
Just months after returning to Brazil in pursuit of silverware, Ronaldinho has described his joy at picking up the Carioca State Championship with new side Flamengo.
Blackburn Rovers have revealed they made an attempt to sign Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano in January.
Blackburn Rovers' unlikely pursuit of two-time World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has finally come to an end with the news that the forward has completed a move to Brazilian club Flamengo.
United States defender Oguchi Onyewu has joined FC Twente on loan until the end of the season from Serie A leaders AC Milan.
Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean insists the club's chase for Ronaldinho is not over despite reports in Brazil suggesting he is set to sign for his old side Gremio.
Ronaldinho has confirmed his intention to leave AC Milan and return to Brazil in a press conference.
AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that Brazil forward Ronaldinho is set for a move back to his homeland.
Blackburn have now confirmed that they are interested in signing AC Milan star Ronaldinho.
Brazilian star Ronaldinho will not be heading to Blackburn Rovers, according to Venky's director Venkatesh Rao.
Ronaldinho's departure from AC Milan now appears certain after he left the club's training camp to negotiate with Gremio.
Sampdoria have confirmed that Federico Macheda is to join them on loan, after the player's agent revealed he is on the brink of a move to Serie A side Sampdoria until the end of the season.
Serie A leaders Milan have confirmed the signing of Sampdoria forward Antonio Cassano on what is believed to be a three-and-a-half year contract.