Real Madrid are chasing Sao Paulo star Lucas. Estado says Real have dropped their pursuit of Santos ace Neymar to focus on landing Lucas.

The young Brazilian is also wanted by Manchester United and Chelsea - and was subject of a £25 million offer from an unnamed Premier League club earlier this month.

Real president Florentino Perez has held talks with Lucas ' camp to register their interest, though those on the player's side don't expect anything concrete until the summer market opens.