Real Madrid are reportedly keen on splashing a staggering €200m to sign Paris St-Germain’s star and former Barcelona forward Neymar.
Los Blancos seem ready to welcome new players into their La Liga and Champions League-winning squad, as they prepare for the arrival of young ace Vinicius from June 2018 and are said to be willing to break Neymar’s release clause to bring him to Madrid.
The news, which has been spread out by Marca, comes shortly after rumours that he confessed to Brazilian teammate Marcelo that he regrets leaving Spain to move to France. His possible departure from the Stade des Princes could also follow speculations that would have him involved in a series of rows with PSG manager Unai Emery.
I had a dream. A big one, of course. The dream: Hazard, Neymar, Harry Kane at Bernabeu. From dream to reality– it will happen. The back-to-back will happen again. It’s a Real Madrid forte. Bon appétit, tout le monde.
— Umar-Farouk Atipaga (@FAROUKATIPAGA) 9 November 2017
After less than six months in Ligue 1, Neymar has already scored 11 times for the French giants and it seems unlikely that he will leave anytime soon. But Real Madrid could be keen on waiting until the 2019/2020 season.
Asked about it, Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos was not able to hide his wish to play alongside a striker like him: “
Heard what Serigo Ramos said on Cadena SER. So Would you like Neymar at Real Madrid?
— Florentino Pérez (@RealFloPerez) 9 November 2017