Neymar in for Russia World Cup

Neymar left Barcelona last August. Pic AP

Neymar left Barcelona last August. Pic AP

Brazil's star forward Neymar said Wednesday he feels "comfortable" back in training ahead of the World Cup, after more than two months out with a broken foot bone. "I'm scared", he confessed.

"This is a hard time, one of the most hard that I have faced", Neymar told Jornal Nacional.

The world's most expensive player was injured on February 25 playing for PSG against Marseille in the French league.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that the Brazil talisman is frustrated with the growing rumours linking his future to Real Madrid and Manchester United.

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"It's a very hard time, I think it's the most hard I have had because we are so close to my dream, the World Cup". I think it's one of the most hard I've ever had, because I'm very close to a dream I have, which is the World Cup. "It is my goal".

All but one of coach Tite's starting line-up in World Cup qualifiers was confirmed in the squad Monday: Alisson; Miranda, Marquinhos and Marcelo; Casemiro, Paulinho, Renato Augusto and Philippe Coutinho; Neymar and Gabriel Jesus. A few days ago, speaking with Brazilian legend Zico, he said he needed to "lose my fear as quickly as possible to be ready for the World Cup".

Despite having finalised his record-breaking switch from Barcelona to PSG only last summer, the Brazil worldwide is consistently reported to be unhappy at the French capital, despite numerous club sources and spokespersons claiming otherwise. If he is to gain match practice before the World Cup his chances will come in warm-up games against Croatia in Liverpool on June 3 and against Austria in Vienna three days later.

Argentina kick off their World Cup campaign against Iceland on June 16 and then face Nigeria and Croatia.They have struggled under coach Jorge Sampaoli, who took over a year ago and has won just five of his 10 games in charge. Their group also includes Costa Rica and Serbia.

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