Neymar’s dad refuses to rule out future Real Madrid move
Neymar’s father has not ruled out the possibility of his son moving to Real Madrid in the future, though insists he is committed to Paris Saint-Germain.
The Brazilian became the world’s most expensive player when PSG paid up his £198 million Barcelona release clause, though his short time in the French capital has been littered with drama.
The 25-year-old had a bust up with striker Edinson Cavani over who should take penalties and it was claimed he withdrew himself from selection for a Ligue 1 match.
There have also been rumours that he is unhappy in Paris and asked his ex Barca teammates if they would have him back, while a move to Clasico rivals Real has been mentioned.
And now Neymar’s dad, who never wanted him to join PSG in the first place, has added more fuel to the speculation that he could be the long-term heir to Cristiano Ronaldo.
‘Things can change a lot,’ Neymar Snr told Fox Sports, refusing to close the door completely on rumours linking his son with Real.
‘Right now, there is no thought and answering this is just discussing an impossibility.
‘I can’t talk about negotiations in five or six years.
‘Neymar has a lengthy contract at PSG and has just arrived.
‘We’ve been here for three months and there is already talk of an exit. It is difficult to talk about these things.’
Neymar has often been linked with a return to his homeland in the latter years of his career, though his dad cannot see that happening anytime soon.
He continued: ‘I don’t believe Neymar will leave Europe within eight years.
‘Our job is to keep him in the place we have dreamt of, and our dream was to come to Europe. For this reason, I don’t see Neymar returning.’
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