Barcelona midfielder Arthur has admitted he is praying that his international teammate Neymar will leave French side Paris Saint-Germain and return to the Camp Nou.
Neymar left Catalonia in 2017 for a world record transfer fee, agreeing to move to the French capital after PSG met his €222m release clause.
"Personally, I am doing a lot of work to get him back, but he has his life, he knows what he's doing and I don't know how deep those negotiations are, if there are options for him to come or not.
"But he is a personal friend and a professional that I admire a lot and would be very happy if he could come back here."
Arthur only joined Barcelona in the summer, signing on the dotted line at the Camp Nou for an estimated €31m. The 22-year-old has already been tipped as the long-term successor to
What's more, Arthur has only been part of Tite's national team set-up since September, but the 22-year-old has featured in every game since then and during that time he has been able to form a special relationship with Brazil's poster boy, Neymar.