Dante tried to tempt Neymar to Bayern Munich

Bayern defender Dante rues a miss against Borussia Moenchengladbach on December 14, 2012
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Bayern Munich defender Dante reveals that he tried to get Neymar to sign for the club.

Bayern Munich defender Dante has admitted that he tried to tempt Neymar into signing for the club.

The centre-back, who made his debut for Brazil in their 2-1 defeat to England on Wednesday night, said that he tried to convince the Santos forward to move to the Bavarian giants while he was away on international duty.

"I told Neymar there is nothing better than Bayern Munich," Dante told Sky Sport.

"I said it would be a great club for him."

Neymar's future is subject to regular speculation with the striker being linked with moves to Manchester City, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Barcelona.

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