The Catalan newspaper revealed that a secret meeting would have taken place between the wealthy President Florentino Pérez and the father-agent of the now "most expensive player in history" Neymar da Silva Jr. The two men would have agreed on an arrival of the Brazilian international to Real Madrid in 2019-2020.
Neymar’s dad has met with Real Madrid president Pérez to negotiate a future transfer to the Champions of Europe. pic.twitter.com/cXZSOMGEI7
— Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStat) November 6, 2017
What for ?
to take over from Cristiano Ronaldo once his contract comes to an end, and if it's possible before. The "White House of Madrid" would of course be ready to put the price, knowing that the club of the French capital spent the tidy sum of 222 million euros to snatch the Brazilian super star from FC Barcelona during the last summer transfer window.
It should also be noted that the newspaper says that PSG board are probably not going to sell the player.
however the will of the player, under contract until 2022 with the PSG, could be crucial in this case. To take the succession of CR7 within the Casa Blanca would be a prestigious challenge that could allow him to reach the rank of best player on the planet. To be continued…