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Real Madrid president Perez: I was ready to spend big on Neymar

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he was prepared to spend big on Neymar last summer.

Real were blocked from negotiating for Neymar after Barcelona had agreed a pre-contract deal with Santos for the exciting Brazilian talent.

If Santos had broken their agreement, Barca would've been due a massive penalty clause.

"I do not honestly know what he (Neymar) cost Barcelona, but I was willing to pay for him at the level of the top players," said Perez.

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