Real Madrid Players Are Trying To Convince Neymar To Transfer

French Cup - Round of 32 - Paris St Germain v RC Strasbourg
Soccer Football - French Cup - Round of 32 - Paris St Germain v RC Strasbourg - Parc des Princes, Paris, France - January 23, 2019 Paris St Germain's Neymar during the match. (Photo: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

Several sources claim that some Real Madrid players have been persuading the Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar to be with them at the Bernabeu. PSG sporting director Leonardo has recently confirmed that his team would let go the Brazilian forward at the right price. This summer many reports claim that Barcelona and Madrid's officials are working out on a deal.

PSG sporting director Leonardo has confirmed that his club would sell Brazilian forward for the right price this summer, and officials at both Madrid and Barcelona are trying to negotiate a deal. In the meantime, several anti-Neymar banners were spotted at the Ligue 1 champions' 3-0 victory against Nimes during the weekend with some fans showing their lack of patience with the football star.

A return to Barca seemed to be one of the highly likely moves for Neymar this summer. However, Real Madrid is very confident that they could benefit from the tense relationship between the PSG executives and the Barca after Neymar's controversial transfer to Paris a couple of summers ago.

According to a report, Gerard Pique, Barca defender contacted his former teammate to go on with his complicated homecoming to Camp Nou and to speak out publicly about it. It is worth noting that the Blaugrana board will not be able to meet the asking price of the PSG and the greatest hope is to make a player-swap instead. Also, Real Madrid will not be able to match the world-record €222 million amount paid by PSG a couple of years ago.

The team is still unable to raise £180m that Manchester United asked for Paul Pogba before the deadline for the Premier League closed a week ago. But, according to several reports, Real Madrid is now trying all possible means to ink a deal with Neymar before the Spain summer market finally closes on September 2. Neymar has been a long-time target of Florentino Perez, Real Madrid president who, for several occasions, had tried to sign the football star long before he joined Barca.

But, a report in France also claims that Barcelona trying to sign Neymar back from Paris Saint-Germain could be back on track once again. The report reveals that a deal which involves Philippe Coutinho is already an accepted notion. Neymar was the world's most expensive player when he joined PSG for a staggering amount of €222m.

According to some speculations, an official offer could possibly be made next week. The assumption is that Barcelona was able to collect the massive amount of cash and Philippe Coutinho, which are enough to convince PSG to sell Neymar, their bothersome poster boy.

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