The transfer saga of Neymar has a very Hollywood tone to it, a ridiculous amount of money going back and forth between two of the biggest European cities in Barcelona and Paris. The ball it seems is very much in Neymar's court now and various reports indicate PSG only await a confirmation from the Brazilian before they activate the £195M release clause. All the financial negotiation aside, Neymar has not only been one of Barcelona's best players but one of the most exciting in the world in the past few seasons and replacing him will be no small task, no matter the amount of money involved.

However, the stature of Fc Barcelona and the lure of playing alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez can attract any world-class attacking talent, and fans are tuned in to see just who can the club find to fill in the shoes of the 25-year-old.

Philippe Coutinho

Considered by many as the number one choice to replace Neymar, Coutinho can join another ex-Liverpool attacker in Luis Suarez and Barcelona could retain the Uruguay-Argentina-Brazil attacking trio that has worked so well for them. Coutinho has seen a very strong development phase over the past couple of seasons, especially under the leadership of Jürgen Klopp. The Brazilian is Liverpool's best attacking talent and is just as capable of playing in the midfield.

It will take a record fee to prize him away from the Reds. It was also reported earlier that Barcelona would try to sign the number 10 to play alongside Neymar, but chances of that seem to be very slim now.

Paulo Dybala

The 23-year-old Argentine forward for Juventus is another prime candidate to replace Neymar, especially after a sterling season which saw Juventus reach the Champions League final and win the Serie A.

Like Coutinho, Dybala is one of the brightest young footballers in the world and already plays for a top club. This would mean to acquire his services, Barcelona would need to spend a lot of the world record money they receive if Neymar joins PSG.

Antoine Griezmann

Atletico Madrid have made a habit of building teams around world class strikers; Antoine Griezmann is their current prized possession.

The 26-year-old France forward's meteoric rise to fame since joining from Real Sociedad, continued last season with Atletico where he scored 26 goals in all competitions. At the start of the summer saw Griezmann being linked heavily with Manchester United, however a transfer ban imposed on Atletico saw him come out and express his desire to stay and help the club.