Ranked - 3 Possible Replacements for Neymar in Barcelona's Lineup for Real Madrid Clash

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Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar plays with a ball during his presentation to the fans at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on August 5, 2017. 
Brazil superstar Neymar will watch from the stands as Paris Saint-Germain open their season on August 5, 2017, but the French club have already clawed back around a million euros on their world record investment. Neymar, who signed from Barcelona for a mind-boggling 222 million euros ($264 million), is presented to the PSG support prior to his new team's first game of the Ligue 1 campaign against promoted Amiens. / AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD        (Photo credit should read ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

​With Barcelona gearing up to face Real Madrid, it's no doubt that there will be a gaping hole in the top three for the Catalans. The question is, who, if anyone, can replace Neymar's brilliance up ahead? Here is a list of the top three players who can replace Neymar for the Real Madrid clash, and perhaps even permanently.

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3. Munir El Haddadi

​The 21-year-old has shown great potential in the past, he is a fast, aggressive, technically gifted and composed footballer. He plays in a way that's way beyond his years. Although he has been heavily tied with Roma in the recent past, Barcelona would do well to retain him. He is at the age where some experimentation, to play on the opposite side of Leo Messi, would do great to develop his game. He is certainly an option for this position.

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2. Gerard Deulofeu

​Gerard Deulofeu reminds one of the playing style of David Silva or Philippe Coutinho; quick feet, clever thinking, a huge range of passing and an accurate goalscorer are all that define this player. He was often un-containable in the Premier League, and playing with a significantly better team around him, would undoubtedly improve his performances. He is a definite replacement for the Brazilian..

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1. Arda Turan

​Arda Turan is a one in a million player; a great attacking talent, he showcased his brilliance with Atletico Madrid. Though his time with the Catalans has not been fruitful, everybody knows the attacking and creative threat he possesses. Some game time would go a long way for him to get back to his confidence and form. He is a definite replacement for this role. 

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