Neymar has a clause in his contract which will allow him to leave Paris Saint-Germain for the£198million fee he joined for – and he could use it to force a sensational move to Real Madrid, reports in Spain claim.
Despite Barcelona being desperate for him to stay in the summer, the Brazilian is understood to have pushed through his exit.
But rumours have since emerged that he is unhappy in Paris.
And El Chiringuito — who recently revealed Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid — claim he has a release clause which Los Blancos would be willing to meet.
Furthermore, the report claims Neymar wants to move to the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has earmarked him as the long-term successor to Ronaldo and would welcome the former Barca icon to the Spanish capital.
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Reports continue to emerge out of France which suggest the former Santos star has problems with PSG boss Unai Emery and strike partner Edinson Cavani.
If the rumours of Neymar’s £198m release clause are true, then there are only a number of clubs who can afford to sign him — while his departure would allow PSG to escape punishment for breaching Uefa’s Financial Fair Play rules.
Barcelona would surely not be able to bring him back after spending £98m of the money they received on Ousmane Dembele — and will splash out again in January.
Real Madrid, who have not paid out for a big-name signing since 2015, would be the likeliest destination.
One of the reasons Ronaldo is thought to be angry at president Perez is because of the rumours he wants to bring in Neymar.
As a former Nou Camp idol, a move to Real Madrid would surely be unforgivable.
Neymar would likely trump Luis Figo as Barcelona fans’ number one hate figure.