Real Madrid reps in Brazil to close deal for Santos star Neymar
Real Madrid have representatives in Brazil this week for talks with Santos over the signing of Neymar. Lance! says Real chiefs, including vice-president Fernando Fernandez Tapias, are thrashing out a deal for the Brazil international.
Real are prepared to pay Neymar's €45 million buyout clause and also the player a contract worth €5 million-a-year.
Wagner Ribeiro, Neymar's agent, has met with Real as they seek to close an agreement so the player kicks off the season as a Madrid player.