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Raphinha Reveals Who Advised Him To Snub Chelsea And Join Barcelona

Brazilian winger, Raphinha has shed more light on what transpired prior to his move to Barcelona and who told him to join the Catalan Giant instead of Chelsea football club.

According to a report by Daily Mail, he revealed that he spoke to his Brazilian national teammate, Neymar Jr about joining either Barcelona FC or Chelsea. But the Paris Saint Germain told him to Join Barcelona football club because he will not regret playing for Barcelona.

The 25 year old explained how Neymar’s words helped him make the decision, but also suggested the move to Barcelona football club was concluded in his mind prior to his discussion with Neymar Jr due to his own love for the club.


Raphinha had been one of Chelsea’s primary transfer targets last summer, but the former Leeds winger instead moved English Premier league club, Leeds United to the Spotify Camp Nou for £56 million.

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