Neymar likely to join Real Madrid

Neymar likely to join Real Madrid

Neymar, 26, joined PSG from Barcelona for a world record fee of £198m ($279m) in August previous year, but has been persistently linked with a summer move back to Spain to join Real.

RAUL is set to take his first steps towards managing Real Madrid by starting work as the club's youth team coach.

The 21-year-old moved to the Bernabeu from Real Betis last summer, and had been tipped to make a big impression at the Bernabeu after starring for Spain at the 2017 Under-21 European championships.

After making his first-team debut at 17, the first 1500 minutes of professional football Neymar netted seven goals for Santos, while Vinícius, who joined Real for £40.50m (R677m) has scored eight times. Furthermore, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, along with sporting director Antero Henrique, recently traveled to Brazil to discuss the forward's future with the player and his agent.

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The Brazil worldwide has scored 19 goals in 20 Ligue 1 appearances for PSG this season, but he fractured his metatarsal last month and will not return to action before the end of the campaign. "And as a player, he was the best player in the world, also he won the World Cup and the Champions League".

Moving to the Spanish capital would be highly controversial, not least because the Brazil star used to play for their rivals Barcelona. Their relationship is already thought to be tense, after fans booed the club's record signing for refusing to allow Edinson Cavani to take a penalty in the 8-0 victory over Dijon on January 17-the Uruguay global had the chance to become the club's all-time record goalscorer at the time.

To say Real Madrid have struggled in the La Liga would be an understatement, with the reigning Champions sitting 15 points behind league leaders Barcelona in third place, as they watch their infamous trio of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale, and Cristiano Ronaldo slowly fade away.