Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is will offer Cristiano Ronaldo plus cash in a bid to sign Neymar in the summer, according to reports in Spain.
The Brazilian left Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain in a world record £198million transfer last season.
However, rumours of a return to La Liga with the Catalans’ Clasico rivals have been rife since he made the switch.
And Cadena SER report that Perez is “obsessed” with Neymar, and will make his move after the World Cup, by offering Ronaldo on top of a “large amount of cash”.
The Los Blancos president even attempted to sign him when it became clear he wanted to leave Barcelona in the summer.
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However, they were aware that a transfer directly from their arch-rivals would have been impossible.
Real Madrid have not made a typical ‘Galactico’ signing since bringing in James Rodriguez from Monaco in 2015.
But, despite winning the Champions League twice in that period, Perez has sacked two managers — and they are enduring a disastrous 2017-18 campaign.
In recent seasons, they have looked to bring in more young, quality Spanish players.
However, the likes of Dani Ceballos and Theo Hernandez, who arrived in the summer with much promise, have struggled to make an impact.