Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is placing bid for Barcelona’s star forward Neymar
Real Madrid fans will love to hear that the club’s president wants Brazil’s forward Neymar in the current squad. According to Spanish daily AS, Florentino Perez was drawing plans for a “major offensive” to prize the Brazil captain away from Barcelona, tempting him with a more lucrative contract than the one Barca are prepared to offer.
Neymar’s future came under the spotlight after his father, Neymar Sr, said tax problems could see the forward leave Spain. But it looks like Neymar is happy with his current club. After big win against Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu, he said “I’ve still got years on my contract – my father has already spoken about my future. We are talking about a renewal because my intention is to do so.”
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Later he said that after scoring two goals against Real Madrid, he tried to set goals for Messi on his return after long term injury. “He successfully managed to provide an assist for the Argentine in the first minute of stoppage time.”
Real Madrid is not the only club which is interested in signing Neymar. British football club Manchester United also looking to sign the Brazilian winger. Neymar also confirmed that he had talks with Man United.
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Neymar went trophy less in his debut season with Barcelona under the management of Gerardo Martino who brought Neymar to Barca. But under Luis Enrique, the player tasted huge success at Camp Nou, won treble in second season, scored lots of goals alongside Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.