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PHOTO: Neymar excited at Barcelona return

Neymar has returned to Barcelona ahead of the new season after recovering from the back injury that ended his World Cup early and looks excited to be back.

The Brazilian star has not played football since fracturing a vertebra in his spine in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after a tackle from Colombia's Juan Zuniga.

However he has returned to the Catalan giants ahead of the new campaign and has showed his excitement with his latest post on Instagram, with the caption: "And the season begins..."

Neymar will be a part of a new-look Barca lineup this season after the club have spent over £100 million on bringing in the likes of Claudio Bravo, Ivan Rakitic, Jeremy Mathieu and Luis Suarez.

It will be intriguing to see Lionel Messi, Neymar and Suarez play together when the former Liverpool man returns from his suspension and Neymar will hope to build on his debut campaign in Europe this season.

The 22-year-old made 26 La Liga appearances last time out, scoring nine goals with eight assists and will hope to improve on both of those tallies as Barcelona look to reclaim their La Liga title from Atletico Madrid.

Neymar lit up the World Cup before picking up his injury as he scored four goals and picked up one assist in five matches to keep Brazil unbeaten with him in the side. 

If he can replicate the form he showed at an International level with Barcelona this season, he will be in for a memorable campaign.

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