REAL MADRID continue to work at prising unsettled Neymar away from Paris Saint-Germain.
The Spaniards are treading carefully as they are anxious to show their respect for the French club and do things the right way.
PSG obviously don’t want to lose the Brazilian striker they paid a world record £198million for last summer when he left Barcelona.
But Marca say the 26-year-old is unhappy in Paris and the general standard of play in the French League 1.
Neymar would welcome the chance to return to La Liga and play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.
Marca believe Ronaldo wouldn’t have a problem having Neymar alongside him.
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The mercurial Portuguese forward understands that the potential arrival of a player of Neymar’s calibre would improve the level of the squad.
It is thought that Real originally planned to move for Neymar in 2019. But they are hoping to seize a chance now given the growing distance between the player and his club.
There is no release clause in his contract with the new Ligue 1 champions, though, so an exit path must be studied.
Neymar is back in training with PSG as he aims to recover from injury in time for the World Cup.
He has been out of action since suffering a fractured foot in a game against rivals Marseille at the end of February.
Neymar, who has scored 28 goals in 29 games for PSG, has been gushing in regard to Ronaldo and Real lately.
First came the photo at the FIFA gala.
Then there was the hug between the two players on the pitch of the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu after the Champions League last 16 first leg.
Now comes Neymar’s desire to play with Ronaldo and all of the other stars of the Real Madrid dressing room.